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Police: Man rear-ended by tractor-trailer dies

(WMC-TV) - A Memphis man is dead after a tractor-trailer rear-ended him Friday night near West Memphis.

According to an Arkansas State Police report, Burl Brooks Jr., 61, was stopped on Interstate 55 near the one mile marker, when he was hit.

Brooks' car eventually burst into flames.

Emergency crews pronounced him dead on the scene.

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