Jonesboro Businessman Dies in Overnight Wreck

JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro businessman is dead after being ejected from his vehicle Tuesday night in an accident northwest of Jonesboro.

Craighead County authorities say 58-year-old Harvey Newcom was killed just after 10 PM when his Chevy Malibu hit a culvert on the side of the road going northbound on Hasbrook Road, ejecting him from the vehicle.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Newcom had owned and operated a body shop and towing service in Jonesboro for several years.