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Driver killed after car veers off road, hits bridge

By Gavin Lesnick

This article was published January 7, 2013 at 6:35 a.m.

— A Hartford man was killed Sunday when his car ran off a Sebastian County highway and struck a bridge, authorities said.

Arkansas State Police say 21-year-old Matthew D. Davis was driving a Chevy Camaro south on Arkansas 45 near Arkansas 252 about 1:30 p.m. when the car veered across opposing lanes and into a ditch.

According to a preliminary report, the Camaro then struck a concrete bridge, spun around and came to a rest in a creek embankment.

Davis died from unspecified injuries.

According to the report, the conditions were clear and dry at the time.

Davis was the eighth person to die in a traffic accident in Arkansas so far this year, according to preliminary figures.

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bbos42 says... January 7, 2013 at 8:58 a.m.

Was he wearing a seat belt? People need to see the frequent results of driving without a
a seat belt...That could be one of the most life saving attitude changers we will ever do.

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Walter says... January 7, 2013 at 12:49 p.m.

Darn those Camaros, just get mad and run into bridges.
We'd better pass a law out-lawing the ownership of Camaros...

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