Two Die in Saturday Motorcycle Accident

Published 05/11 2014 11:38AM

Updated 05/11 2014 11:41AM

SEARCY, AR --  A man and a woman are dead after a motorcycle accident near Searcy Saturday.

23-year-old Benjamin Stracener and 19-year-old Samantha Fowler died in the accident.

It happened just before 1:00 p.m. Saturday on Highway 67/167 Noth near Mile Marker 45.

According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, the motorcycle went out of control and left the road, striking the guard cables.

The investigation is continuing.

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