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Wilson, AR--Bob Snell Reports

Mississippi County Teenagers Die in Car Crash

April 8, 2004--Posted at 10:55 p.m. C.D.T.

WILSON, AR-- Two teenagers in Mississippi County died in a car crash Thursday afternoon.  It happened in Wilson, Arkansas near Rivercrest High School on Highway 14.

According to the State Police accident report, 16 year old Lindsey Branscum was driving her Dodge Avenger at a high rate of speed when she lost control, crossed the center line and hit a pickup truck driven by 36 year old Jefferey Vaughn, head on.

Branscum was killed instantly. Two other teenagers in her car, Brandon Loucks, and Robin Daniels, were airlifted to The Med in Memphis.

A family friend tells K8 news, Daniels later died in the hospital, Loucks condition is still unknown at this hour.

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