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1 teen killed in one vehicle accident

POINSETT COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Tyronza teen dies in a one vehicle accident in Poinsett County.

According to Arkansas State Police, Dillon Blansett, 18, was traveling north on Highway 149 when his 2000 Chevy Blazer failed to turn a curve. The vehicle ran off the roadway, and then overcorrected traveling back onto the highway. It overturned several times before coming to a complete stop in a nearby field.

Blansett and his passenger Summer Mask, 15, of Marked Tree were both ejected from the vehicle. Mask was airlifted to a hospital in Memphis, TN.

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