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Des Arc man dies in crash near icy bridge at Lonoke

A Des Arc man died in a crash Tuesday after driving over an icy bridge on Interstate 40 at Lonoke.

Jeffery Dee Buck, 35, was driving a 2013 Nissan west on I-40 near the 174 mile marker at about 7 a.m. when he lost control on an icy bridge, left the roadway and hit a group of trees, according to a preliminary accident report from the Arkansas State Police.

There was rain/freezing rain at the time of the accident. It was the 30th fatal accident recorded on Arkansas roadways in 2014.

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