1 dead, 1 injured in Jackson Co. crash

DIAZ, AR (KAIT) – One man is dead following a one vehicle crash near Diaz.

According to Arkansas State Police, Christopher Dunn of Newport, AR was killed after the truck he was driving left the road, hit a culvert and overturned.

Police state the crash happened while Dunn was traveling south on Highway 17 around 7:30 Tuesday night.

Leah McGinnis, also of Newport, was injured in the crash and was taken to Harris Hospital in Newport.

ASP indicates Dunn and McGinnis were not wearing seat belts.

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