Hamburg man killed in Saturday accident

A Hamburg man was killed in a one-vehicle accident Saturday morning in Ashley County.

Waylon Eugene Caine, 29, was southbound on U.S. 425 when the 1981 Chevrolet truck he was driving crossed the northbound lane, went off the roadway into a ditch and hit a tree, according to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police.

The accident was reported at 10:25 a.m., and according to Troper Samuel Rice’s report, the weather was clear and the roadway dry at the time.

The death was the 174th recorded so far this year on the state’s highways.