Polk County Fatal Accident

A Leggett man is dead after a fatal accident last night.  It happened at about 6:00 p.m. last night at the intersection of FM 2457 and FM 3126.

Authorities say 76 year-old Arthur James Gardner failed to yield the right of way to a Dodge truck towing a box trailer.

Gardner was ejected from his vehicle when struck.  Authorities day he was not wearing his seatbelt.