Rison man killed in Friday accident in Pine Bluff


A Rison man was killed in a one-vehicle traffic accident on U.S. 79 (Camden Road) early Friday morning.

Jefferson County Coroner Chad Kelley identified the victim as Joshua Womack, 25.

Deputy Coroner John Lawson pronounced Womack dead at 3:10 a.m. and listed the cause of death as multiple blunt force trauma.

The accident was reported in front of Sissy’s Log Cabin at about 2:23 a.m.

Police reported that Womack was southbound when he lost control of the 2007 Chevrolet truck he was driving in the curve in front of the business and struck a tree.

Traffic Lt. Donna Fratesti is conducting an investigation into the accident.