Fountain Lake man killed in accident Tuesday


A Fountain Lake man was killed Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle accident east of Warren.

A preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police said Sammy Wigley, 66, was eastbound on Arkansas Highway 8 when the vehicle he was driving crossed left of center and struck the rear of a tractor-trailer rig driven by William Raney, 69, of Fordyce.

The accident was reported at at 9:15 a.m., 10 miles east of Warren. The ASP report indicated that Wigley was taken to a Little Rock hospital before he died.

Raney was not injured in the accident.

Trooper Frank Remick said in the report that the weather was clear and the roadway was dry at the time of the accident.

The death was the 153rd reported on the state’s highways so far this year.