Separate crashes claim two lives
|Updated: 7/14/2012 11:43 am
||Published: 7/14/2012 11:38 am
LITTLE ROCK, AR – Two separate crashes claimed the lives of two people. Both accidents happened Friday night.
The first fatal accident happened in Polk County about five miles east of Mena. Arkansas State Police reports identify the victim as 61 year old Patricia Merck of Oden. Investigators say Merck was east bound on Highway 88 when she apparently lost control of her 1999 Chevy Blazer.
The second accident happened near Camden in Ouachita County. Arkansas State Police say 52 year old Thomas Hodge of Camden lost his life when he lost control of his motorcycle in a curve on Highway 79 North.
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