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Arkansas police reconstruct scene of fatal crash on U.S. Hwy. 82

Posted: Updated: April 8, 2014 05:51 PM
Police reconstruct the scene of a crash that took the life of a Southwest Arkansas deputy. Police reconstruct the scene of a crash that took the life of a Southwest Arkansas deputy.
LAFAYETTE CO., AR (KSLA) -

Lafayette County Sheriff's Deputy Pete Richardson was taking a homeless man to a shelter last week when he died in a wreck on U.S. Hwy. 82.

An accident reconstruction team was at the crash scene Tuesday morning to investigate the details of the wreck.

Police said the passenger, Michael Ackart of Oklahoma, grabbed the steering wheel causing the SUV Richardson was driving to run into an 18-wheeler. Richardson died at the scene.

There is no time line for completion of the accident report but it will be done as soon as possible, said Jeff Thomas of the Arkansas State Police.

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