Train Accident Leaves One Dead

Posted on: 3:50 pm, February 17, 2014, by , updated on: 03:51pm, February 17, 2014


One person is dead after a northbound train struck a 2005 GMC pickup truck in the town of Cove on Saturday (Feb. 15) at 10:50 am, according to a report from the Arkansas State Police.

The deceased was identified as Claude R. Franks Jr.

Cove is located in Polk County.

The incident took place on East Barton Avenue, and the weather was clear, according to the report.

The wreck is currently under investigation by the Arkansas State Police.