Trucker succumbs to crash injuries
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A 21-year-old man died of injuries he suffered when his tractor-trailer collided with another big rig.
Arkansas State Police reported the crash happened at 5:15 a.m. Friday, May 19, on Interstate 55 in rural Mississippi County.
Detrez Marion of Holly Springs, Mississippi, was northbound near the 38-mile marker when his 2014 International struck the rear of a 2015 Freightliner in the outside lane, the crash report stated.
Following the collision, both trucks traveled approximately 233 feet before coming to a stop.
An ambulance took Marion to SMC Regional Medical Center in Osceola where he later died.
ASP did not identify the other driver who was not injured.
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