Two people were killed in separate accidents on Arkansas roadways Sunday and Monday, according to preliminary Arkansas State Police fatality reports.
In addition, a Memphis man was killed in a one-car accident Wednesday in Helena-West Helena.
Shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, Michael A. Jeter, 34, of Harrison, was killed on U.S. 62, a mile west of Eureka Springs, the report said.
Jeter failed to negotiate a curve while traveling westbound in his 2009 Dodge truck, causing him to cross eastbound traffic before leaving the road. The truck overturned down a steep embankment, striking several trees before Jeter was ejected. Jeter was pronounced dead at the scene, the report said.
At 6:13 a.m. Monday, Mary Catherine Siebert, 19, of Hillsdale, Mich., was killed on I-30 west at mile marker 59, the report said.
Siebert stopped her vehicle on the shoulder of the interstate to run across the road to check on her boyfriend, who had spun his vehicle out in the median, the report said. While crossing, Siebert was hit by a 2006 Ford F150 driven by Mark A. Butler, 48, of Nashville. Siebert was pronounced dead by Clark County Coroner Tim Welch, the report said. Butler was not injured.
At approximately 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Stephen Guthrie, 26, of Memphis was killed on U.S. 49 north of Arkansas 20 in Helena-West Helena, the report said.
Guthrie was driving a 1996 Toyota south on U.S. 49 when it ran off the roadway, hit a road sign and tree before catching fire. Guthrie was pronounced dead at the scene by Phillips County Deputy Coroner Tommy Hunt, the report said.