Pocahontas man dies in traffic accident

A Pocahontas man died in a traffic accident Wednesday morning on Highway 115.

According to a fatal crash report by Arkansas State Police, Philadner Kirk Junior, 18, was traveling south in Lawrence County when he crossed the center line and struck a Mercury Sable head on.

The driver of the other vehicle was also hurt in the crash. There's no word on the severity of his injuries.