An accident that occurred 4.6 miles south of Mammoth Spring Jan. 7 resulted in the death of 78-year-old Gerald Miller of Hardy.
According to the Arkansas State Police accident report, Miller was driving a 1997 Dodge Intrepid southbound on U.S. Highway 63 when he crossed the center line on a curve traveling into the northbound lane. Alton Hart, 58, of Florence, S.C., was traveling south on the same road when Miller collided with him in his Kenworth semi-truck.
Miller's vehicle came to rest in the western ditch of the highway. Hart's truck traveled approximately 800 feet before exiting the roadway and striking a tree.
According to the report, Hart sustained injuries from the accident.