Man killed in vehicle/pedestrian crash along I-40, ASP says

Updated: Jul. 3, 2020 at 4:44 PM CDT
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WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (KAIT) - A Crittenden County man was killed Thursday evening in a vehicle/pedestrian crash along I-40 near West Memphis, according to the Arkansas State Police.

Tommy F. Stracener Jr., 46, of Marion died in the crash around 6:45 p.m. July 2 on I-40 at the 277-mile marker.

According to a preliminary fatal crash summary from the Arkansas State Police, a 2014 Dodge Ram was going west on I-40 near the 277-mile marker while Stracener was walking south through the median near I-40.

ASP said Stracener attempted to cross I-40 and was struck by the vehicle in the inside westbound lane.

The weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the crash, ASP said.

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