Region & State

Man dies in scooter accident

A Garland County man died this weekend in a motor scooter accident in Hot Springs.

Riley Adron Caldwell, 60, of Hot Springs, died Saturday, Oct. 22, after the accident. A preliminary fatal crash summary notes Caldwell was driving a motor scooter on Rosewood at about 9:20 p.m. and left the roadway near the intersection of Spruce. 

Caldwell was thrown from the scooter when it struck a culvert. He was transported to CHI St. Vincent hospital, where he was pronounced dead 20 minutes later, according to the report.

Weather and road conditions were clear and dry, according to Hot Springs Police Department officer Cynthia L. Howerton, who investigated the crash.

Caldwell’s body was transported to Davis-Smith Funeral Home.

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