Fatal accident: Berryville man dies in early-morning crash

Friday, April 26, 2019

By Scott Loftis


A Berryville man was killed Thursday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Arkansas Highway 221 North.

According to a preliminary report by Arkansas State Police Cpl. Jeffrey Ricketts, 34-year-old Randall Shane Hooten was driving a 2005 Ford Ranger southbound on 221 North, north of Arkansas 21 North, when the truck ran off the west side of the road at 5 a.m. Thursday. The truck rolled over and Hooten was ejected.

It was raining and the road was wet at the time of the accident.

Hooten was the 129th person to die in an accident on an Arkansas roadway this year.

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