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Fatal Car Accident Near Greenbrier

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By Michelle Rupp

Greenbrier - A tragedy near Greenbrier.. a teenager riding in the back of a truck was killed when the truck overturned.  The accident happened just after 10:30 Tuesday night on Highway 285 north of Greenbrier.  Four teens were in a 1992 pick up truck, two were riding in the bed of the truck.
  
According to a police report, 18 year old Keith Mulberry of Conway was driving a Chevrolet pick up truck.  He lost control on Highway 285 near Black Jack Road.  The truck left the road, overturning several times.
 
Mulberry, and 17 year old Mary Robertson were inside, both wearing seat belts.  16 year old Jacob Mulberry and 16 year old Joshua Rains were riding in the back of the truck.  Police say Jacob Mulberry and Rains were thrown from the bed of the truck.  Mulberry died at the scene.  Rains and Robertson were treated and released from Conway Regional Hospital.  Keith Mulberry is in critical condition at UAMS.
 
"Our heart felt sympathy and prayers are with this family at this time.  Its an unimaginable event and a tragic situation." says Major Andy Shock with the Faulkner County Sheriff's Department

According to Arkansas Code, "no person shall ride in upon any portion of a vehicle that is not designed or intended for the use of passengers." (27-35-104)

Arkansas State Police are continuing to investigate this accident.
 

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