A Mountain View man was killed after a motorcycle accident in rural Stone County Wednesday.
According to the Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Summary, a 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by Blake Brown, 25, was traveling on Herpel Road in rural Stone County with Haley Amico, 27, also of Mountain View, as a passenger.
The summary said when a 2004 Ford backed out of a private drive onto Herpel Road, Brown was unable to maintain control of his Harley-Davidson, causing the front of the motorcycle to collide with the side of the Ford.
Amico was transported to UAMS in Little Rock for treatment of injuries she sustained in the accident, the summary said. The driver of the Ford was not reported as injured.
The state police noted weather conditions were sunny while the road was dry at the time of the accident.
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