Biker Struck & Killed on I-49 Near Bentonville, AR

Biker Struck & Killed on I-49 Near Bentonville, AR

63-year-old Larry Carpenter (Rogers, AR) was fatally injured in an accident on Sunday, October 2, 2022.

At approximately 12:45 a.m. Mr. Larry Carpenter was traveling north on Interstate 49 (Bella Vista Bypass) when his motorcycle (1997 Yamaha) was struck from behind.

A northbound vehicle (2012 Chevy Malibu) rear-ended Mr. Carpenter’s motorcycle near Exit 99 on I-49. Both Mr. Carpenter’s bike and the vehicle lost control and struck the cable barrier. A third vehicle (2010 Mercedes) was involved in the accident.

Mr. Carpenter sustained fatal injuries in the collision.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

For more information about obtaining a full copy of the accident report: How to Obtain a Police Report in AR

Accident Location: I-49 (near mile marker 99), Bentonville, Arkansas, Benton County:

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