Two Wynne residents killed in Monday afternoon wreck

EARLE, AR (KAIT) - A two-vehicle accident Monday killed two people from Wynne.

According to Arkansas State Police, a Freightliner truck was driving on Arkansas Highway 64 about 2 miles east of Earle, when it crossed the center line and hit a pickup truck driven by 70-year-old James Pitchford of Wynne.

The pickup went into a ditch, and then caught fire.   Both James, and 69-year-old Mattie Pitchford were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Freightliner was not injured.

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