Screenshot courtesy of Arkansas State Police Fatal Crash Report
Zach Jones Memorial Fund
Around 5:40 a.m a Star City man has died from injuries he sustained when a vehicle struck him on HWY 138 E, early Monday morning. Zachery Jones of Star City Ark and a co-worker were going to work on Winchester Road near the old Pine Hill area. When his toolbox fell out of his truck. They turned around and parked in the middle of the road (with lights on) and began to pick up the tools. As Jones was near the shoulder picking up his tools and approaching westbound vehicle in an attempt to avoid the pickup truck moved over to the shoulder striking him.Jones was pronounced dead at the scene by the Drew County coroner.The accident is being investigated by the Drew County sheriffs department and the Arkansas State Police.
Deputies: Man Killed while Picking Up Spilled Tools on Highway