Semi-tractor trailer overturns killing driver

Photo: Courtesy Harrison Daily Times

The driver of a semi-tractor trailer was killed Wednesday morning in Newton County in a one-vehicle accident. The Harrison Daily Times reports the truck was hauling lumber.

According to an Arkansas State Police report, 34-year-old Gary Romaloti Foster of Morrilton was killed when his vehicle failed to properly negotiate a curve 1 mile south of Jasper on Arkansas Highway 7. The truck rolled onto its left side off the south shoulder of the roadway before coming to rest on its top.

The report notes the road was dry and the weather was clear at the time of the 9:18 a.m. accident.

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