Springdale Man Killed After Car Strikes Utility Pole

Posted on: 11:21 am, April 1, 2013, by , updated on: 12:05pm, April 1, 2013

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A Springdale man was killed Sunday (March 31) after his vehicle left the roadway and collided with a utility pole, according to police.

The accident happened around 1:42 p.m. on Borrick Drive near Armstrong Avenue  in Fayetteville.

James McQuilliam, 46, was westbound on Borrick  Drive at a high rate of speed, when his 2006 Chevy Malibu hit a body of standing water in the roadway, according to a police report. The vehicle hit the utility pole on the north side of the road.

Police say McQuilliam was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was ejected from the vehicle.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.