Paragould car crash death of Eric Ward Abernathy – Obituary
44-year-old Eric Ward Abernathy of Poplar Bluff has died in a fatal Paragould car crash that occurred on Friday, October 29, 2021. It happened at about 9 p.m. when the Prius that Eric was in failed to yield to a stop sign and drove into the path of a Peterbilt semi on Highway 358.
The Prius and the Peterbilt collided, leaving Eric with severe injuries. The condition of the driver of the Peterbilt has not been made available.
The accident remains under investigation.