Oklahoma man dies in Izard County accident


A 22-year-old Checotaw, Oklahoma, man was killed Monday morning in a single vehicle accident near Guion in Izard County.

According to a preliminary fatal crash summary from the Arkansas State Police, Cody L. Killingsworth was killed in the accident on State Highway 58.

The report says a 2013 John Deere was stalled on the highway, blocking both lanes of traffic. Killingsworth was standing on the left side of the vehicle when it suddenly began traveling north and struck him. The vehicle then exited the highway and came to rest in a wooded area.

The weather was rainy and road conditions wet at the time of the 9:25 a.m. accident.

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