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Man dead after three-vehicle crash in White Co.

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SEARCY, AR (KAIT) – A Cave City man is dead following a crash involving three vehicles.

Scotty L. Downs, 55, died Tuesday afternoon according Arkansas State Police.

The crash report from police states the truck Downs was driving was disabled on U.S. 67 at mile marker 48 and was partially blocking the inside, southbound lane.

A trooper said another truck also in the inside southbound lane hit Downs' truck in the rear on the right side. Both trucks then spun counterclockwise. Downs was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

The second truck then hit the trailer of a semi traveling in the outside lane.

The drivers of the other two trucks were not listed as injured in the crash report.

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