Deadly motorcycle crash in Jonesboro

Deadly motorcycle crash in Jonesboro
Motorcycle crash (Source: WWNY)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A man is dead after a motorcycle crash on Wednesday, according to Arkansas State Police.

Jimmy Lee Sturkey Jr., 59, of Jonesboro was driving north on Interstate 555 toward exit 35 on his 2009 Kawasaki around 5:40 p.m. March 25 when the crash happened.

According to a preliminary fatality report, Sturkey left the roadway and entered the median where he struck a cable.

The weather was cloudy and dry at the time of the crash.

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