June 19th, 2014
According to Trooper Jeffrey Plouch with the Arkansas State Police, the stalled 1997 Dodge Neon involved in Friday's fatal three-vehilce accident had been put in park in the eastbound center lane of Interstate 30 near the Alcoa Road Exit.
"The only possible reason we could find was that the front left tire had some separation but wasn't blown," Plouch said.
Gayle Moore, 39, of Little Rock was driving the vehicle when it was struck in the rear end by two different vehicles.
Moore was pronounced dead at the scene by the Saline County Coroner's Office.
Larry Olen Lewis, 64, of Hot Springs, passed away June 18, 2014.Â He was born November 3, 1949 in Hot Springs, Arkansas to the late Elmer and Earline Caldwell Lewis.Â Larry worked for the City of Benton for many years.Â Â He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Â Â War and was awarded two purple hearts during that conflict. Larry can be best remembered for his gentle soul.Â He loved making memories with his family and was an avid outdoorsman.Â Larryâ€™s talents were many, but working and restoring cars was his passion.
The Bryant School Board will meet tonight at 6 p.m. According to the agenda, the board will be discussing a portion of land near Hurricane Creek Elementary that is needed for the Alcoa Road expansion project, adding personnel and the 2014-2015 board meeting dates.