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Another motorcycle death in north Arkansas

A Midway, Ark., man died early Sunday morning, Sept. 23, when his vehicle struck a tree near Midway in Baxter County.

Sgt. Dwight Duch of the Baxter County Sheriff’s Department said 63-year-old Michael A. Antonucci was driving his 2017 Yamaha Motorcycle north on Whispering Pine Drive around 2:20 a.m. when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree, causing the death of Antonucci.

Authorities say the weather was cloudy and the roadway dry at the time of the accident.

The death was the 359th on Arkansas state roadways this year.

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