One dead in crash involving 18-wheeler

Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 4:32 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 20, 2022 at 6:54 PM CST
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BATESVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) – A person died in a crash involving an 18-wheeler.

The crash happened at 3:35 p.m. on Dec. 6 in Independence County.

Mark Spinks, 56, of Concord was traveling south on Highway 167 in the outside land when he lost control of the truck and crossed the oncoming lanes of traffic. He entered the northbound shoulder and ditch.

Spinks was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to the police reports, it was cloudy and the roads were wet.