Dead Driver Identified After Accident On Interstate 49 Near Johnson

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Troopers with Arkansas State Police said one man is dead after an accident on Interstate 49, near Johnson Thursday morning (Aug. 7).

Ted Wayne Coody, 53, of Mountainburg was identified as the body found in the crash, according to Arkansas State Police.

He did not have any passengers in the car, a 1995 green Honda Civic, according to authorities.

The driver lost control on the wet pavement, went off the road, down a steep embankment and struck a tree on the driver’s side, authorities said.


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