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Saturday night crash in Craighead County, one dead and one injured



Craighead County, Arkansas – One man is dead and one more is injured as a result of a fiery crash that took place in Craighead County on Saturday.

According to reports, the accident took place on May 22nd just after 8:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 63 at Craighead County Road 118.

Arkansas State Police said that two vehicles were involved in the crash.

A minor was southbound when their Chevy Silverado crossed the center turn lane and into the path of a northbound 2015 International tractor-trailer driven by Damon Turner, 44, of Memphis, striking it head-on.

As a result of the crash both vehicles burst into flames.

Crews were on the scene to investigate the crash. All lanes were fully opened Sunday early morning.