Fatality, multiple injuries after log truck loses load onto bridge workers

CLINTON — At least one construction worker is dead and multiple are injured Monday afternoon after a log truck lost its load on a bridge in Clinton.

It happened on Highway 65 South near 16 East in Clinton. A construction crew was working on a new bridge when the logs fell off the truck and landed on top of the workers.

The Van Buren County Coroner has confirmed one fatality at this time. Ozark Health Medical Center is reporting several injured.

The Arkansas Highway Department confirms it does have a construction contract crew working on the bridge.

 

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