by: Scott McCaulley

A man dies after his vehicle collides head on with a semi-truck on Highway 65 in Searcy County Tuesday afternoon.

The Arkansas State Police reports a vehicle driven by 65 year-old Malcolm Boultbee of Marble Falls crossed the center line on Highway 65 north of St. Joe around 1:45 and hit the front of the semi-truck.

Boultbee died in the collision that slowed traffic for a couple hours while Emergency Personnel worked the accident scene.

It’s the 446th Fatality reported on Arkansas Highways for 2018.