UPDATE: Jan. 11, 1:55 p.m. — The victim has been identified as Joshua Lee Hill, 37, of Fort Smith. Hill was reportedly driving eastbound when he left the roadway and crashed into a traffic light at the intersection of N E Street and Grand Avenue, according to a Fort Smith Police crash report.

The accident reportedly occurred at 3:50 a.m. with conditions being reported as foggy.


FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Fort Smith Police are investigating after a single-vehicle accident left one dead early Wednesday morning on Jan. 11.

Police say the accident occurred at approximately 4 a.m. at 1400 Grand Ave.

Authorities have reopened all lanes and the scene has been cleared.

The victim’s identity has not been released at this time and it is unclear how the accident occurred.

More information will be released when it becomes available.