Cabot Man Dies When Truck Hits Concrete Culvert, Rolls into Creek

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NEAR CABOT, AR – A Cabot man has died in an early morning truck accident.

It happened just after 6:45 today at the intersection of Highway 5 & Highway 319 between Cabot and Beebe.

The Arkansas State Police accident report identifies the victim as Fred Richards, 43.

Richards was driving a 1998 Mack truck on Highway 5 and was turning onto Highway 319 when his vehicle hit a large concrete culvert.

Troopers say Richards had turned wide when he hit the culvert and the truck then rolled over into a small creek.

Richards was pronounced dead at the scene.

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