Fatal accident report involving Fulton County man just released

A report from the Arkansas State Police regarding a fatal accident claiming the life of a Fulton County man 11 days ago has just been released. The victim of the crash is identified as 79-year-old Robert C. McElyea of Mammoth Spring.

The report indicates McElyea’s vehicle crossed the centerline and struck the rear trailer duals of a semi-tractor truck. He was taken to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains for treatment and died three days later in Springfield.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 63 south of Mammoth Spring on Aug. 30.

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