Grady man killed in Saturday night accident

A Grady man was killed Saturday night when he failed to negotiate a curve on U.S. Highway 65 at Varner and the motorcycle he was riding hit a fence pole***.

According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, Johnny L. Fair, 62, was northbound on U.S. 65 when the accident occurred at 7:05 p.m.

The report from Cpl. Kelvin Fells said the weather was clear and the roadway dry at the time.

The death was the 110th reported on the state’s highways so far this year.

***This article has been corrected from its original version. The nature of the collision was incorrectly described in the original.