Monticello resident killed in Thursday morning accident
A Drew County man was killed at approximately 5:45 a.m. Thursday morning when the vehicle he was driving collided with an 18-wheeler heading north on U.S. Highway 425 near the Lincoln-Drew County line.
Caleb Satterlee, 25, of Monticello, was pronounced dead on the scene.
According to the early investigation reports from the Arkansas Highway Patrol, Satterlee lost control of the white Chevy pickup truck he was driving and struck the front and side of the 18-wheeler. The preliminary report says that wet road conditions may have contributed to the accident.
Satterlee was a firefighter with the Pine Bluff Fire Department.
The driver of the 18-wheeler, Kurtis Shepherd, 27, also of Monticello, was not injured.