Man killed in head-on collision in Region 8 after going wrong way on interstate

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Memphis man was killed after police say he hit a car head-on going the wrong way on the interstate.

The accident happened on Interstate 40 at mile marker 271 Sunday night around Midnight.

According to Arkansas State Police, Leonard Lafferty of Memphis was going eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-40 when he hit Luther Dent head-on.

Lafferty was killed in the accident.

According to the ASP report, it is unknown if either driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

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