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Two Die in Arkansas Road Accidents Friday

Arkansas State Police report on deadly crash in Poinsett County, another one in Little River County.


POINSETT COUNTY, AND LITTLE RIVER COUNTY, AR-- Rainy weather may have contributed to a deadly accident in Little River County

60-year-old Loyd Mendenhall of Texarkana died when his vehicle struck a culvert near Highway 71.

The crash happened Friday morning around 8:20.

According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, Mendenhall's truck left the road, struck the culvert and overturned.

Also, a Memphis man is dead after an accident Friday night in Poinsett County.

The crash happened at an exit off Highway 63 near Tyronza.

42-year-old Charles Flynn lost control when taking the exit and rolled several times, according to the initial report from the Arkansas State Police.

The weather was clear at the time.

Both investigations are continuing.

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