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De Queen pedestrian struck, killed by three vehicles

A South Arkansas man died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, on U.S. Highway 71 in Little River County after being struck by three vehicles.

An Arkansas State Police fatal crash summary identified James Revels, 46, of De Queen, as a pedestrian who was “standing in the fast lane” of the highway’s southbound lane when he was struck by a 2012 Chevrolet unidentified by model, a 2021 Ford F-250 and a 2010 Chevrolet Silverado. The uninjured drivers of the vehicles were not identified in the report.

Revels was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:30 a.m. by Coroner Chas Davis. His body was transported to Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown. The accident happened at 6:34 a.m. near Ashdown under clear skies and dry road conditions, according to Trooper Ian Nelson who investigated the accident.

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