BV man dies in weekend accident

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

A Berryville man was killed in a one-vehicle accident early Saturday on Arkansas Highway 21.

According to a preliminary report from Arkansas State Polic Trooper Ronnie Boyd, Derrick W. Turley, 20, of Berryville was driving a 1985 Toyota northbound on Arkansas 21 when the vehicle crossed the center line and Turley overcorrected, causing it to overturn.

Corey D. Hunt, 20, of Green Forest, a passenger in Turley's vehicle, was injured and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Berryville, according to the report.

The weather was clear and the road dry at the time of the accident, the report says.

Turley became the 395th person to be killed in an accident on Arkansas roads in 2016.

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