18-Wheeler Crosses Centerline Fatally Striking Malvern Teen’s Vehicle

18-year-old Nathan Charles Butt (Malvern, AR) was fatally injured in an accident on Friday, April 1, 2022.

At approximately 9:50 a.m. Mr. Butt was driving east on Highway 270 E in Malvern when a westbound 18-wheeler (2014 Mack) crossed the centerline entering Mr. Butt’s eastbound lane of traffic. The 18-wheeler’s trailer struck Mr. Butt’s vehicle (2001 Jeep).

Additional information indicates that the 18-wheeler was a 16-foot wide oversized load.

18-year-old Dannielle Marie Lane (Malvern, AR) was a passenger in Mr. Butt’s vehicle at the time of the accident. Ms. Lane was transported with injuries to CHI St. Vincent’s Hospital.

Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

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: U.S. 270, Malvern, Arkansas, Hot Spring County:

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