Mena Man Killed In Friday Night Crash

A two vehicle crash in Polk County left a Mena man dead Friday night, February 12th. According to the Arkansas State Police report, two vehicles were eastbound on Highway 375 near Polk county Road 37 around 9:45 p.m. when a 2003 Dodge Dakota attempted to pass a 2008 Ford. The Dodge struck the Ford, left the roadway and struck a tree and caught on fire entrapping the driver and resulting in his death. The driver of the Ford was not injured.


The victim is identified in the crash report as 67 year old Jerry Don Lane of Mena.


The other driver was not identified in the report.


The accident was investigated with Arkansas State Police Senior Corporal Mike D. Thomas.


2-14-21 5:00 p.m. KAWX.ORG