BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - An Independence County man was killed and one other person was injured Saturday evening in an ATV crash in Batesville, according to a preliminary fatal crash summary from the Arkansas State Police.
Archie H. Sams of Batesville was driving a 2005 Honda Rancher north in the 1400-block of Jamestown Loop around 7 p.m. March 23 when the crash happened.
Independence County deputies responded to the crash.
The report noted that the ATV failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway.
Sams was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger on the ATV was also taken to a local hospital, the report said.
The weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the crash.