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Dierks woman charged with murdering husband with pick-up truck

By Kevin McKinnon, 07/30/12 2:17 AM

Arkansas State PoliceA Dierks woman has been charged with murder after allegedly running over her husband with a pick-up truck.

According to police reports, Bobbie Wilbanks, 47, and Robert Wilbanks, 55, both of 210 Arkansas Boulevard, Dierks, were having a verbal argument while traveling east on Highway 24 in Locksburg in Sevier County around 12:20 p.m. Sunday when Mr. Wilbanks exited their 1998 GMC pick-up and his wife ran over him.

Mr. Wilbanks was pronounced dead at 1:20 p.m. at De Queen Regional Medical Center by Dr. P. Narciso. reports that second-degree murder charges have been filed against Mrs. Wilbanks.

The incident was investigated by Arkansas State Police Corporal James Gravier.