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Police Identify Man Who Died In Fort Smith Motorcycle Crash

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Fort Smith Police have identified the man who died in a motorcycle accident last week. Joseph Ackerman, 22, of Hartford died about 6:3...

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Fort Smith Police have identified the man who died in a motorcycle accident last week.

Joseph Ackerman, 22, of Hartford died about 6:30 a.m. Friday (Aug. 9) when the motorcycle he was riding struck the side of a dump truck near the intersection of Knoxville Street and Wheeler Avenue near the Arkansas/Oklahoma border, said Aric Mitchell, public information officer for the Fort Smith Police.

The motorcycle was traveling north on Wheeler when it struck a dump truck pulling out of a worksite, police said on Friday.