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State police report two road fatalities

by The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | October 8, 2021 at 3:02 a.m.

A 21-year-old pedestrian died Wednesday morning when he was struck while walking on the inside lane of Interstate 40 in Lamar, according to an Arkansas State Police report.

At around 11:35 a.m., Dylan Wilson of Lamar was walking west in the eastbound inside lane of the interstate near the 64-mile marker, the report states.

Wilson was hit by an eastbound 2017 Jeep. Eric Coleman, 34, of Russellville, the driver of the Jeep, was injured, according to the report.

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Conditions at the time of the incident were cloudy and dry, it read.

A 23-year-old Junction City man died early Sunday in a one-vehicle crash on Arkansas 15 in El Dorado, according to a state police report released Thursday.

Alston J. Andrews was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado south on the highway around 3:50 a.m. when he lost control of the truck. The pickup ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree with the driver's side, the report indicates.

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

Print Headline: State police report two road fatalities

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