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#1 Nov 12, 2010
My wife just called on her way home from work at the old Skill Plant and said there was a terrible wreck on the highway that cuts accross to HWY 34. Hope everybody is ok.
#2 Nov 12, 2010
who was it
#3 Nov 13, 2010
copied from KAIT8 news
Region 8 man dies in head-on collision
Posted: Nov 12, 2010 9:22 PM CST
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WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT)– A Swifton man died Friday afternoon in a head-on collision.
The crash happened just after 2pm on Highway 67Y in Walnut Ridge. According to Arkansas State Police, 57-year-old Donald Ervin was traveling south on the highway when his Chevrolet HHR crossed the centerline and struck a Chevy pickup driven by Robert Miller of Pocahontas.
Ervin, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene. Miller was taken to the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital.
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#4 Nov 13, 2010
my nephew,robert, came out ok,is on his way 2 paragould hospital now cuz his foot is hurt pretty bad. the other man did not make it though.keep his family in ur prayers!!!!!!!!!!
#5 Nov 13, 2010
what was robert doing that caused him to cross the line and hit that guy?
#6 Nov 13, 2010
If you will read the article Robert did not cross the line and hit the other guy it was the other way around. Sounds to me like you are trying to start something.
#7 Nov 15, 2010
Don was a special man to many. He was the bus driver for my son and a very sweet man. He transported little kids back and forth from Walnut Ridge to Pocahontas everyday. It is said that Don may have had a heart attack prior to the accident, you never know what tomorrow holds....praying for the family's involved. God has another angel up in heaven. Funeral services are tonight at House-Greg
#8 Nov 20, 2010
i am the one that was in that wreck and i thank you kindly that i DID NOT cross the center line. read the news report or if that dont convince you go to the wreck sight and LOOK for yourself where they marked where our tires rested after the crash. i did everything humanly possible to miss that man. i was damn near in the ditch and HIS car was completely in MY lane. how the hell did i cross the center line? do you think i am living a great life knowing this man lost his life and i am alive!!! like the previous said what are you trying to start?!? i had been off of work for 7 minutes. SEVEN MINUTES!!! my boss and his son where about 2 minutes behind me. i was on my way to a doctors appointment. i dont know what your trying to prove by asking what i did wrong. i went to this mans visitation and talked to his wife. yes they do believe that he passed right before the crash. so do not be placing any kind of blame on me here. just in the wrong place at the wrong time.
#9 Nov 22, 2010
LD im glad ur and dont worry any1 that knows how 2 read knows u didnt cause that wreck... I LOVE YA LD!!!;)
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