WEST MEMPHIS, AR -- A man is dead after an accident late Friday night on in Eastern Arkansas.
61-year-old Burl Brooks, Jr. of Memphis died in the accident.
A Freightliner semi was traveling north on the Interstate and slammed into the back of the Buick.
It happened Friday night shortly before 10:00 p.m.
According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, Brooks' Buick was stopped in the slow lane of Interstate 55.
The semi ran into the car, causing it to strike the guard rail and catch fire.
Brooks died on the scene.
The investigation is continuing.
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