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Fatal #: 562       Operator #: J CHANDLER  
Accident #: 518     Station Sending SPTH     #(1) Deceased   #(2) Injured
Date of Crash: 12/14/2008   Time of Crash: 819pm   Location: SH 96  
City: FT SMITH   County: SEBASTIAN    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
AUSTIN JAMES MARTIN (1)   05/27/1989   303 NO DIVISION MANSFIELD AR   M   X      
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
STEVIE D. COWAN (1)   01/07/1990   805 WEST GRACE HUNTINGTON AR   M     X    
DUSTIN MARTIN (1)   Unknown   303 NORTH DIVISION MANSFIELD AR   M     X    
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. NISSAN MAX 1991 EB SH 96
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V1 WAS TRAVELING EB ON HYW 96 AND WAS ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE SEBASTIAN COUNTY S.O. UNIT AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED. V1 LEFT THE ROADWAY CRASHING INTO A DITCH, CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO FLIP SEVERAL TIMES. AUSTIN MARTIN WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE. THE TOW PASSENGERS WERE TRANSPORTED TO ST EDWARDS HOSPITAL.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLOUDY  Road Condition:   RUAL 
 
Injured Taken To:    ST EDWARDS MERCY FT SMITH AR   Body Held At:    MITCH BREWER (???)  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  TRPJOSEPH L GILLIAM Agency:  ARK STATE POLCIE TRP H
 
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