ASP: One dead in accident

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - An Independence County man was killed early Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 25 near Locust Grove, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police.

Ronnie Brackett of Locust Grove was going south in a 2008 GMC truck on Highway 25 around 2 a.m. Saturday, when the accident happened. According to the report, the vehicle went off the edge of the road, overcorrected, lost control and left the roadway.

From there, the truck struck a telephone pole and overturned several times, ASP noted.

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