One Person Dead After Being Hit By Truck In Fort Smith

FORT SMITH(KFSM) - One person is dead after being hit by a truck Friday(Nov. 4) night, according to Sgt. Chris McCoy with the Fort Smith Police Department.

The incident happened on Grand Avenue shortly after 8:00 p.m. and blocked all four lanes of traffic until the scene was cleared.

The victim was taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead, Sgt. McCoy said.

Investigators gathered blood samples from both the victim and the driver to test for alcohol or drugs, according to Sgt. McCoy.

No other details in the investigation have been released. Stay with 5NEWS for updates.