Crash in Independence County leaves one man dead

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Arkansas State Police said a man was killed in a deadly crash in Independence County Friday afternoon.

In a crash summary, police said 57-year-old Steven Burris of Newport was driving southbound on Highway 69 near Newark when he lost control of his vehicle and went off the highway, struck a culvert and overturned.

Burris was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead on the scene.

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