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Saturday car crash fatal for one person, vehicle hits tree then catches fire in Ouachita County



Ouachita County, Arkansas – One person died on Saturday following the car crash in Ouachita County, police say.

According to them, the victim was identified as the 35-year—old Christopher Heath who was driving his 2011 Ford Fusion east on Highway 24.

For some reason his vehicle went off the road and hit a tree resulting the vehicle to catch a fire. The accident happened around 9:40 a.m. Saturday morning.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are still investigating the accident and should inform the public with the details later this week.

The weather was sunny and the roads were dry at the time of the accident.