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FATALITIES REPORTED IN CRASH SCENE ALONG I-49 NEAR TEXARKANA

December 22, 2015

(2:30 AM)

   Arkansas State Troopers have blocked the north and southbound lanes along a portion of I-49 in Miller County while they investigate a crash scene involving multiple vehicles.  Initial reports indicate there is an unconfirmed number of fatalities and personal injuries involving individuals found at the crash scene.

   The crash occurred shortly after midnight and is located approximately nine miles south of Texarkana. Traffic is being re-routed near Fouke along U.S. Highway 71.  The detour around the crash scene is expected to be active for several hours.

   Updates to this news release will be disseminated as confirmed information from State Troopers becomes available.