BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: A preliminary crash report from the Arkansas Department of Public Safety identifies the man who died in the crash as Jesse McCombs, 39, of Lowell.

The report says on January 24 at 9:30 a.m., McCombs was headed north on Interstate 49 in the left lane when he veered to the center lane, the right land, and then off the right shoulder.

McCombs drove around 800 ft. before hitting a concrete slab and pole. McCombs’s car rolled over on its side and was engulfed in flames.

The report says McCombs’s body is being held at the Benton County Coroner’s Office.

Road conditions were dry and the weather was clear.


BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — UPDATE: The Rogers Fire Department says one person has died in the accident.


BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Rogers Fire Department, responding with the Lowell Fire Department, reported to the scene of a traffic accident on highway I-49 northbound that resulted in a car rolling over and catching on fire.

According to a press release, the accident occurred at mile marker 79.2 and is affecting traffic near the outside right shoulder of the highway.

According to a social media post by RFD, callers reported that occupants were possibly trapped in the vehicle. An additional ambulance was asked to respond.