Icy road conditions may have played a role in a fatal crash in Region 8.
Paul Zerby, 75, of Violet Hill died Thursday morning when his car ran off the road and struck a tree.
According to the Arkansas State Police crash report, the crash happened at 11:55 a.m. on Spring Hill Road, north of Violet Hill.
Zerby was southbound when his 2011 Ford Edge left the road and struck a tree.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by Izard County Coroner Eddie Howard.