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Corning man killed in early morning crash

PIGGOTT, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 man died early Tuesday morning when his tractor-trailer overturned.

The crash happened at 3:31 a.m. in the 1800 block of Highway 1 east of Piggott.

Denver Wayne Vannada, 77, of Corning was eastbound when he failed to negotiate a curve and his 2007 Freightliner rolled over onto its side, according to an Arkansas State Police crash report.

Vannada was pronounced dead at the scene by Clay County Coroner Jared Lowe.

According to Trooper Anthony Hill, who responded to the scene, the road conditions were dry and the weather was clear at the time of the accident. 

Vannada is the 44th person to die on Arkansas roads this year.

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