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Names released in fatal accident

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The Arkansas Medical Examiner's Office has identified the two people who died in a Clay County crash.

They said 24-year-old Christopher Smith of Kennett and 43-year-old Tracy Tippitt of Campbell died.

The crash happened July 16 on County Road 534 when the vehicle the two were in rolled over and caught fire.

Dispatch said callers told them the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames.

Piggott fire crews were able to put the fire out.

Both people were pronounced dead at the scene.

Crews from the sheriff's department, Arkansas State Police, Piggott Ambulance, and Piggott Fire Department responded to the scene.

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