One Dead after Motorcycle Accident


Arkansas State Police have now released the name of a man who was killed in a deadly motorcycle accident.

Authorities say Larry G. Burkart, 63, or Rogers, was driving his motorcycle westward on State Highway 12 near Hobbs State Park, just west of Townsend Ridge Road. around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Authorities say Burkhart was involved in an accident when he crossed the center line, while negotiating a sharp curb.

Arkansas State Police say he hit a semi truck driven by 52-year-old Greg Wiallian of Everton, Arkansas, head on.

Authorities say Burkart died as a result of the accident.

Arkansas State Police say Wiallian will not face charges in the accident.

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