Harrison Man Dies In Crash New Year’s Day

by: Scott McCaulley

A man from Harrison dies in a New Year’s Day Crash on Highway 7 near Bergman.

The Arkansas State Police reports a car heading northbound and driven by 77-year-old Lincoln Shields crossed the center line and exited the roadway striking a tree.

Shields died in the one vehicle crash, The Arkansas State Police report conditions were cloudy and dry at the time of the crash.

The accident was one of two fatality crashes reported on Arkansas Highways New Year’s Day. The other took place in Hampton in Calhoun Country earlier in the morning.