Springdale man dies after being hit by a car while pushing his bicycle on the side of Hwy. 412


A Springdale man was killed while walking on the shoulder of Hwy. 412 near Habberton Road this week, according to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police.

Samuel L. Edens, 52, was pushing a bike eastbound along the north shoulder on the westbound side of the highway when a 2022 Honda traveled onto the shoulder and struck him.

Both Edens and the vehicle came to a final rest in the north ditch, according to the report.

Police have not released the name of the driver of the Honda.

A corporal investigating the incident reported that the weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the impact.