New BNPD Logo Transparent with white glow MAR TXTOn 7/6/15, at approximately 8:45 AM, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to an accident near the intersection of Edison Ave. and Third Street. 


It was determined a blue van was traveling west on Edison Ave. whenever it veered off of the roadway and struck the rear of a parked logging truck. The driver of the van, identified as Bradley Becker (65 YOA) of Benton, was transported from the scene to Saline Memorial Hospital.  


Becker later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead later on the morning of 7/6. The Benton Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team is still investigating the cause of the crash and further details will be available at a later time.  



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