An 18-wheeler struck and killed a 59-year-old Marvell man Wednesday while he was replacing a stop sign at the intersection of U.S. Highway 49 and state Highway 20 according to a preliminary fatal crash summary issued by the Arkansas State Police.

An 18-wheeler struck and killed a 59-year-old Marvell man Wednesday while he was replacing a stop sign at the intersection of U.S. Highway 49 and state Highway 20 according to a preliminary fatal crash summary issued by the Arkansas State Police.

According to the ASP report, the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 approaching the U.S. Highway 49 intersection and was attempting to make a left turn when the trailer of the rig struck John E. Barefield of 315 Mills St in Marvell.

The incident, the report said, occurred around 9:35. The report says road conditions were clear and the roads were dry.

The driver out of Fayetteville was not injured. Capt. Carl Vann of the Helena-West Helena Police Department is investigating the accident.