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Multi-vehicle crash near Hot Springs, four people dead



Hot Springs, Arkansas – Three women and a child are dead following a multi-vehicle crash near Hot Springs on Saturday.

The deceased have been identified as 57-year-old Julieanna Gonzalez of Glenwood, 67-year-old Linda Godwin of Royal, 35-year-old Rebecca Schaffer of Royal, and a child, whose identity is not being released in the preliminary report because of their age.

43-year-old Andres Gonzalez was injured in the crash.

The incident happened near Jaguar Trail on Highway 70 shortly after 2:00 p.m. Saturday.

The car driven by Andres Gonzalez crossed the center line causing chain reaction collisions between four vehicles, resulting in the four deaths and injury, according to the preliminary report from Arkansas State Police.

An investigation is ongoing.