by: Scott McCaulley
A man from Harrison dies Saturday Morning when his vehicle collides with a tractor trailer backing into the loading dock of Pace Industries on the 62-65 Bypass.
The Arkansas State Police reports the crash occurred around 6:20 when the vehicle driven by 85-year-old Rex Savage collided with the tractor trailer behind the jacks of the trailer. Savage was taken to North Arkansas Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured according to the accident report.
The Arkansas State Police, assisted on site by the Harrison Police Department, lists this as the 160th fatality in traffic accidents they have investigated in 2021.