Single vehicle crash kills one in Lawrence County

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - One person died following a single-vehicle crash in Lawrence County Friday night.

The crash happened on Highway 67 at Dunlap Road in Walnut Ridge shortly after 7:20 p.m.

According to a crash report with Arkansas State Police, a 2012 Chevrolet Suburban driven by 70-year-old William Melvin Yeargan of Argyle, Texas was traveling southbound when it drove off a curve and struck an embankment.

According to the report, weather conditions were clear and the road was dry at the time of the crash.

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