Local man killed in motorcycle accident
POCAHONTAS—Randy Byrd, 59, of Pocahontas, was killed Saturday, June 8, when his motorcycle suffered a tire blowout, causing him to lose control.
According to the Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal accident summary, the singlevehicle accident occurred at 10:42 a.m. Byrd was traveling north on Highway 67 South near South Fender Road when a tire blowout on his 2005 Yamaha motorcycle caused him to lose control and be thrown from the vehicle. Conditions were reported as cloudy and dry at the time of the accident. The body was being held at St. Bernard’s.
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