Blytheville man killed in SW AR crash

Blytheville man killed in SW AR crash

HOPE, AR (KAIT) - A Blytheville man has died following a single-car crash in Hempstead County.

Kenneth L. Deason, 57, was killed in the crash according to Arkansas State Police. The crash report states the incident happened in Hope on Wednesday around 7:15 a.m. on Arkansas Highway 29, west of North Spruce St.

Deason was driving a Volvo north on Highway 29 when he went off the east side of the road and struck several trees, according to police. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

ASP states road conditions were wet and it was cloudy during the time of the crash.

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