25-year-old Gurdon Resident Loses Life in Fatal Arkadelphia Car Wreck

25-year-old Juan Leon was fatally injured in a single vehicle accident on Friday, August 17. The accident occurred at approximately 10:50 p.m.

Mr. Leon was headed north on State Highway 53 in Arkadelphia when his vehicle (2000 Chevrolet) crossed the centerline and left the roadway, striking a tree. Mr. Leon was transported to CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs where he was pronounced dead.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: State Highway 53, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, Clark County:

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