A North Little Rock man died early Wednesday after his motorcycle struck a guardrail along a Little Rock interstate, state police said.
Johnny Polite, Jr., 31, was traveling west on Interstate 630 just after 12:30 a.m. when he took the Interstate 430 north exit, according to a preliminary report by Arkansas State Police. Authorities said he then lost control of his Suzuki, left the road and struck a guardrail.A Junction City woman involved in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday has also died, troopers said.
Jacqueline Lynn Childs, 52, came upon a curve while traveling south near 3000 Wesson Road in Junction City, a crash report states. State police said her 1999 Mazda Miata failed to negotiate the curve, ran off the road and struck a tree.
Childs was transported to a Louisiana hospital where she later died, troopers said.
Roads were dry at the time of both crashes, and no other injuries or deaths were reported in either wreck, police said.