Scott County Man Struck By Moving Vehicle


The Arkansas State Police has opened a criminal case file and is investigating an incident that occurred Monday, June 22, 2020 at 13405 Wildwood Cutoff Road near Mansfield.

During the course of an altercation involving Gerald Schlinker, 49, who was residing at the home on Wildwood Cutoff Road, Schlinker was reportedly struck by a moving vehicle. He was transported to a Fayetteville hospital but died on Wednesday, June 24.

The suspect, Gary Parish, 39, was taken into custody, but has since been released on his own recognizance. The case remains active, and under investigation by the ASP.

Gary Parish
(photo courtesy of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office)

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