A Heber Springs resident is dead after a vehicle struck three motorcyclists on Arkansas 56 in the Violet Hill area of Izard County Tuesday afternoon.

According to a fatal crash summary from the Arkansas State Police, Michael Morris, 47, of Heber Springs was traveling east on Arkansas 56 driving a 1978 Harley Davidson, when Phillip Gillihan, 30, of Melbourne, crossed the centerline in a 2006 Dodge vehicle striking Morris and two other motorcyclists. Gilihan and the two motorcyclists: Dwayne Woods, 65, of Denver, Colorado and John Milton, 62, of Heber Springs; were injured and transported to hospitals in Little Rock and Memphis.Weather conditions were clear, road conditions were dry.

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