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Crash near Marion kills Memphian, 65

A 65-year-old Memphis man died after his pickup crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle on a rain-drenched Arkansas road Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

The crash happened around 3:10 p.m. as Michael Evans was traveling east on U.S. 64 about 5 miles east of Marion, according to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report.

Evans lost control of his 2006 Chevrolet Silverado, causing it to cross the centerline and hit a westbound 2014 Lexus LS 460, according to the report.

Evans died as a result of the crash, state police said. One other person was listed as being hurt, though the report didn't identify the person or note the extent of the injuries.

Metro on 01/13/2018

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