Peel Ferry temporarily closed due to a suspicious package


The Peel Ferry on Bull Shoals Lake has been temporarily closed due to a suspicious package being found on the road.
Information from https://www.idrivearkansas.com/ website indicates the Peel Ferry on Highway 125 closed in both directions at 7:42 Friday Morning. Jeff Wheeler District Maintenance Engineer for the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department says at approximately 8:00 Friday morning they turned the investigation of the package over to the Marion County Sheriff's Department. A spokesperson from the department says officers were still on the scene as of 8:55 this morning working with Arkansas State Police.Wheeler says the Ferry will reopen as soon as they are able.

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