One person dead after Tuesday morning crash on Hwy. 63

One person dead after Tuesday morning crash on Hwy. 63
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SHARP COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - An Izard County man died Tuesday after an early morning crash in Sharp County.

The crash, involving an overturned semi-truck, happened north of Ravenden just after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to Jeff Presley, Jonesboro and Craighead County E911 director.

The crash happened just after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 63 north of Ravenden.
The crash happened just after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 63 north of Ravenden. (Source: Google Maps)

According to a report from Arkansas State Police, Bookout Devlin died after his semi-truck ran off the right side of the road and overturned.

The Ravenden Fire Department, as well as Pro-Med Ambulance of Imboden, responded to the crash.

While the wreckage was said to be off the highway, Presley warned motorists to expect traffic delays in the area.

According to the report, it was foggy and the roads were wet at the time of the crash.

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