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Arkansas State Police

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Richard Gallegos, 23, of Calico Rock, was killed Oct. 20 in a one vehicle accident at 8:10 a.m. Gallegos was traveling in a 2001 Dodge pick-up south-bound on State Highway 5 in Baxter County. Gallegos crossed the center line and exited the east side of the highway. He then over corrected causing the vehicle to rotate clockwise along the east shoulder and struck a tree with the left side of the vehicle. Gallegos was ejected from his vehicle. After it impacted with the tree, the vehicle rotated counter clockwise coming to a rest in an easterly direction. Gallegos' body was sent to Eddie's Funeral Home in Melbourne. The investigating trooper was David Small.