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A driver and three passengers were killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday in White County, Arkansas State Police said.

Alexandria Simpkins, 20, of Cabot was driving on Gravel Hill Road, about a half mile north of Arkansas 31, when her Jeep ran off the road, stuck a guardrail and then a tree, killing her and three other passengers, according to an accident report. The crash occurred about 10:40 p.m. Saturday.

Two minors and 19-year-old Codi Rice, also of Cabot, were killed in the crash.

Road and weather conditions at the time of the crash were wet and foggy, according to the report.

The four killed in the accident were current and former Cabot High School students, according to the Cabot Public School District.

"The Cabot School District is saddened to learn about the tragic automobile accident this weekend involving several current and former Cabot High School students," Cabot Public Schools Superintendent Tony Thurman said in a statement. "This is a difficult time for our district and it will be an extremely emotional week for our students. We will be providing support and extra counselors will be available as long as needed. Please keep the families involved, students, staff, and the Cabot community in your thoughts and prayers."

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