St. Francis County, Ark. – A traffic accident claimed the life of a Memphis man on December 4 in rural St. Francis County.
It happened at 3:34 PM on Sunday, the report with Arkansas State Police said. A 2012 GMC Sierra was disabled and stopped on Interstate 40 at the 260 mile marker. Sircrease Brooks, 45, of Memphis, was a passenger in the vehicle. He was attempting to put gas in the vehicle when an unknown semi truck approached. When the semi-truck passed, it struck both the passenger and the vehicle and continued eastbound without stopping.
Weather conditions were clear and roads dry at the time of the accident.
Next of kin was notified of the tragic accident.