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2 eastern Arkansas men killed when vehicles collide head-on near Forrest City


FORREST CITY, Arkansas — Arkansas State Police say two eastern Arkansas men have died following in a head-on collision on Highway 1 near Forrest City.

A police report says 66-year-old Roland Leslie of Wynne and 55-year-old James Crumpton of Forrest City died following the crash in St. Francis County on Thursday.

The report says Leslie was northbound when the sport utility vehicle he was driving collided with a northbound car driven by Crumpton. The report says both vehicles overturned and the car caught fire after the crash.

The report says Crumpton was dead at the scene and Leslie was pronounced dead at a Memphis hospital.

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