A 19-year-old Bald Knob man died after being hit by a vehicle while attempting to cross U.S. Highway 67/167 on foot Monday afternoon.
Caleb Basinger-Wills was attempting to cross westbound at mile marker 45, in the area of the off and on ramps for Beebe-Capps Expressway, from the shoulder of the northbound lanes. The driver of a northbound 2019 Dodge Charger, according to the Arkansas State Police fatal crash summary, was unable to slow down in time and the front of the vehicle struck Basinger-Wills, who was in the left lane at the time. He was knocked into the median and the vehicle came to a stop facing north.
Basinger-Wills was taken by ambulance to Unity Health-White County Medical Center, where he died.
The weather condition was reported to be clear and the road condition was described as dry by Trooper Cody L. Brown. The time of the crash was listed as 3:10 p.m.