1 dead, 1 injured in Independence Co. crash

CHARLOTTE, AR (KAIT) - One man has died and another was injured in a two vehicle crash in Independence County.

The crash happened Friday just before two in the afternoon near Charlotte on Arkansas Highway 25 at Old Stoner Road, according to Arkansas State Police.

Police state a truck and SUV both entered a curve, crossed the centerline and hit each other.

David Rowe, 32, of Charlotte died in the crash. Jerry Briscoe of Cord was taken to a Batesville hospital with unknown injuries.

The crash report states the road was wet from rainy conditions at the time of the wreck.

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