A Cleveland County man was killed Wednesday afternoon in one-vehicle accident in Lincoln County.

A preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police said Rodney Eugene Wages, 54,was southbound on Arkansas Highway 11 at 4:05 p.m. when the 2002 Chevrolet he was driving left the roadway while negotiating a curve and struck trees.

The accident was reported south of the Arkansas 530 overpass.

Trooper Joshua M. Nance reported that the weather was clear and the roadway dry at the time of the accident.

The death was the third fatality of the year on the state’s highways.