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One in custody after person struck by vehicle in Harrisburg

Harrisburg Police Department is hoping to switch dispatch services.
Harrisburg Police Department is hoping to switch dispatch services.((Source: KAIT))
Updated: May. 5, 2021 at 11:24 PM CDT
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HARRISBURG, Ark. (KAIT) - A Poinsett County man will be facing an attempted murder charge after authorities say he struck a man with a vehicle Wednesday evening in Harrisburg.

Dillon Harbison of Harrisburg was arrested without incident around 11 p.m. Wednesday after the incident.

Harrisburg Interim Police Chief Chris Crews said Cody Raby of Harrisburg was airlifted to an area hospital due to injuries.

Harrisburg police, Arkansas State Police and the Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident, which happened at the Delta gas station in Harrisburg around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Crews said it was a vehicle versus motorcycle incident and that Raby was on a motorcycle.

Authorities are reviewing surveillance video from the convenience store to find out more information.

Harbison was taken to the Poinsett County jail in Harrisburg, where he will be held awaiting a probable cause hearing Friday in the case.

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

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