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Jonesboro man killed in weekend crash

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MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A Jonesboro man died when his trailer-truck collided with another on Interstate 55.

Arkansas State Police reported the crash occurred at 7:31 p.m. Friday at the 56-mile marker in Mississippi County.

Tracy Wallace, 40, was traveling southbound when a tractor-trailer slowed in front of his 2013 Freightliner.

According to the preliminary fatal crash summary, Wallace’s truck struck the rear of the first truck before both vehicles ran off the road.

Mississippi County Coroner Mike Godsey pronounced Wallace dead at the scene.

The driver of the other truck, 43-year-old Daniel K. Watson of Dyersburg, was taken to The MED in Memphis with unspecified injuries.

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