FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Melvin Harwell, 74 of Seligman, Mo. He is confirmed to have died from his injuries.


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning on Oct. 11 at around 4:30 a.m.

According to ACTIS, the incident occurred on Interstate 49 northbound near Exit 65 and mile marker 64.5. The victim was standing in the center of the off-ramp going onto the interstate.

Crews were able to clear the scene within an hour. It is unclear whether the victim died from the incident.

This is a developing story. More information will be provided as it comes available.