Police & Fire

Malvern man struck by two vehicles, killed in Grant County

Arkansas State Police confirmed the death of a Malvern man who was killed Tuesday after being struck by two vehicles.

Robert Collins, 38, died Dec. 28 on state Highway 46 near Grant County Road 6 near Leola. At about 6:46 p.m., according to a fatal crash summary, Collins walked into the path of a southbound 2021 GMC Sierra, being struck by the passenger side of that vehicle. A 2005 Dodge Ram, also southbound, then struck Collins.

Collins was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Grant County coroner. His body was transported to Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Sheridan.

Weather and road conditions were listed as clear and dry, according to Trooper Jackson Daniell who investigated the accident.