Benton Man Fatally Injured in Motorcycle Accident

Benton Man Fatally Injured in Motorcycle Accident

57-year-old Eric Jon Vernon (Benton, AR) was fatally injured in an accident on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

At approximately 6:45 p.m. Mr. Vernon was traveling north on Highway 35 between Sheridan and Benton when his motorcycle (2002 Yamaha) crossed the centerline while negotiating a curve. Mr. Vernon’s motorcycle collided with a southbound GMC Sierra truck.

Mr. Vernon was transported to Saline Memorial where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: 5513 Highway 35, Benton, Arkansas, Saline County:

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