Truck Hits Motorcycle, Kills Lonoke County Man

Published 07/10 2014 02:10PM

Updated 07/10 2014 02:13PM

LONOKE COUNTY, AR - A motorcycle accident has claimed the life of a Keo man.

It happened early Thursday morning on Highway 165 near Elam Road.

The victim is identified as Jimmy Battles Jr., 27.

The Arkansas State Police accident report states he was headed south on a 1996 Yamaha motorcycle when a 2011 GMC Yukon headed north hit him as the driver tried to pass a tractor trailer rig and failed to see the motorcycle because of fog.

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