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FORT SMITH, AR – A car accident in Sebastian County Sunday killed a 17-year-old driver, according to a report by KNWA/KFTA.

The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of the crash on Tennessee Ridge Road in Fort Smith after it was reported at about 2 a.m.

Investigators determined that the driver had failed to turn for a curve and the vehicle ran off the road, where it crashed into a tree.  The victim, a resident of Greenwood, was pronounced dead after being transported to a hospital in Fort Smith.  He was in his senior year of high school.

YELL COUNTY, AR – Arkansas State Police said a passenger in a car died Monday in a crash on Arkansas 10 in Yell County.

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the incident occurred near the intersection with South Baskin Creek Road at about 8:15 a.m.

State troopers said a 36-year-old man was driving an Isuzu westbound when he ran off the road to the right while trying to negotiate a curve and hit an embankment. The vehicle went across a driveway, hit a fence, then collided with a support line and a tree, causing it to catch fire.

MONROE CO., AR – An elderly man was killed early Sunday morning in a rollover crash on AR-1.

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 84-year-old Hershel L. Garrison was westbound on the freeway near Indian Bay at about 4:40 a.m. when he lost control of his 2020 Chevrolet Sonic.

The Chevrolet then exited the freeway and rolled at least twice before coming to a stop.

PARAGOULD, AR – A multi-vehilce crash involving a semi-truck in Green County took the life of a Missouri man last Friday evening.

According to a report by KAIT, 44-year-old Eric Ward Abernathy, ran the stop sign at Highway 358 and Highway 412 at about 9 p.m.

Ward’s vehilce was struck by a 2001 Peterbilt Truck heading south through the intersection.

CRAIGHEAD CO., AR – A woman suffered fatal injuries in a single-vehilce crash along Highway 18 in Craighead County Sunday morning.

According to KAIT, 55-year-old Karri A. Mangrum was heading east on the freeway when her vehilce crashed off the road into a concrete culvert.

Mangrum was extricated and rushed to a nearby hospital, where she died a short time later.

WASHINGTON CO., AR – A Friday afternoon collision caused delays for motorists in Washington County.

According to a report by the Arkansas DoT, the crash occurred at about 12:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the interstate, near Mile Marker 41.1

CHICOT CO., AR  – Arkansas State Police were called to the scene of a collision along US-65, south of Halley Junction this afternoon.

According to a report by IDrive Arkansas, the crash occurred about two miles southeast of SH-208 at about 1:38 p.m.

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