One dead in crash on Highway 62 in Clay County

One dead in crash on Highway 62 in Clay County

CLAY COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A Clay County man was killed Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 62 in the Pollard/McDougal area, according to the Arkansas State Police.

The crash happened around 12:50 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Highway 62 and Highway 329.

The ASP said in a preliminary fatal crash report that George Wellman, 73, of Corning was going westbound on Highway 62 in a 2003 Ford when the crash happened.

The vehicle ran off the right side of the road and struck a telephone pole. From there, the vehicle went down an embankment and struck a tree, ASP said.

Region 8 News will have more details as they become available.

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