Area Man Dies, Wife Hurt, In Highway Crash In Arkansas

PALESTINE, Ark. (June 26, 2014) Dale Bryan, 83, of Whitney was killed when his car crashed into an 18-wheeler that was stopped for traffic in a construction zone on Interstate 40 in eastern Arkansas, authorities said.

Arkansas State Police say the wreck happened Wednesday afternoon near Palestine.

Bryan was a passenger in the car that collided with a semi when the driver failed to stop in time.

Authorities identified the driver as Bryan’s wife, Anna Bryan, 82.

The driver of the tractor-trailer wasn't injured in the collision.