Fatal Accident Near Farmington
FARMINGTON — A young man from the Prairie Grove area died as the result of injuries Wednesday, Oct. 17 from a two-vehicle accident at U.S. Highway 62 and Bethel Blacktop Road, according to Desk Sgt. Michael Thompson with Farmington Police Department.
Thompson said officers were conducting a reconstruction of the accident and not all details were available to be released.
Brock Bement, 18, was a passenger in a Chevrolet Aveo being driven by a juvenile. The second vehicle in the accident was a Sabaru Forester. Thompson said the vehicles were involved in what appeared to be a rearend accident. Both vehicles were westbound on U.S. Highway 62 with the Subaru in front of the Chevrolet.
Bement was not wearing a seatbelt, according to police.
Bement was taken to Washington Regional Medical Service by Central EMS where he was pronounced dead at the hospital, according to Thompson.
The accident is still under investigation.