Clarkridge man killed in motorcycle accident

A Clarkridge man, 60-year-old William B. Cockrum, was killed Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle wreck on State Highway 5, north of County Road 791 and north of Three Brothers Church. According to a report from the Arkansas State Police, released Sunday afternoon, Cockrum was northbound on Highway 5 when his motorcycle ran off the east side of the road and struck several trees.

Weather conditions were clear and the road was dry at the time of the 3:42 p.m. accident.

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