Man Killed in Benton Co. Motorcycle Accident

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A man has died after a motorcycle accident in Benton County. 

According to Arkansas State Police, Joshua Wilkins, 32, of Pineville, Missouri was traveling on Highway 59 near Sulphur Springs when the accident occurred. 

Arkansas State Police say Wilkins was in the pocess of negotiating a curve around 8:30 p.m. Sunday night, when he ran off the roadway and into the eastbound shoulder.

Authorities say Wilkins hit a guard rail against to the road shoulder and was thrown from his 2007 Harley.

Arkansas State Police say Wilkins died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

Wilkins body was sent to the Benton County Coroner’s Office after the crash.