Four Dead in Area Motorcycle Accidents
Posted: April 5, 2010 at 11 a.m.
Four area residents were killed in three separate motorcycle accidents over the weekend.
On Saturday afternoon, James and Lori Swearingen of Gentry were killed near Winslow when a southbound pickup crossed the center line of U.S. 71 and hit a pack of four northbound motorcycles. Two other riders and the truck driver were injured.
On Sunday morning, Ronald Green of West Fork died after his motorcycle was hit by a car at the corner of Joyce Boulevard and Crossover Road in Fayetteville. Two people in the car were hurt.
Later Sunday, Kenneth Poe of Bella Vista died after he crossed the center line on Arkansas 340 in Bella Vista and hit a minivan. The driver of the van was hurt.
A Saturday motorcycle wreck in Cross County also killed one man over the weekend and injured a passenger on the bike. No other vehicles were involved.
Read tomorrow's Springdale Morning News or return to NWAOnline.com as this story develops.