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Jacksonville man dies in 1-car wreck

by Jack Mitchell | February 8, 2021 at 4:00 a.m.

A Jacksonville man was killed in one-vehicle crash in Jacksonville Saturday evening, according to an Arkansas State Police report.

Dwight Brown, 49, was driving northbound on South First Street in a 2008 Nissan Altima at approximately 5:07 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve onto Military Road, the report said. The car left the roadway and struck a gas main, becoming engulfed in flames, according to the report.

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Conditions were rainy and wet at the time of the crash, the report said.


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