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Name released in fatal crash south of Bay

BAY, AR (KAIT) - One person has died following an early morning crash near Bay.

The single-vehicle rollover crash victim was identified as Corkey Cooksey, 33, of Lake City. 

According to Craighead County Sheriff Sgt. Jason Allen, officers were called to Craighead County Road 691 at 5:16 a.m. Wednesday in reference to an accident.

Allen said Cooksey's vehicle was traveling north at a high rate of speed from Arkansas Highway 69 onto CR 691 when he lost control. The vehicle rolled multiple times before stopping in a field.

Cooksey was ejected and located 150 feet north of where the vehicle was found, according to Allen.

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