Ozark Man Dies In Franklin County Motorcycle Accident

FRANKLIN COUNTY (KFSM) — One person is dead following a motorcycle accident on Highway 64, according to Franklin County Sheriff Anthony Boen.

Arkansas State Police identified the motorcycle driver as David E. Carter, 47, of Ozark.

The accident happened at 4 p.m. on U.S. 64 near Hickory Ridge Road, just outside of Mulberry.

According to Boen, Carter was driving eastbound on a motorcycle, hydroplaned and crossed the center line, hitting an F-350 truck head-on.

Boen said that it was raining hard at the time of the accident and Carter was not wearing a helmet.