1 killed in Blytheville accident, another killed in shooting

1 killed in Blytheville accident, another killed in shooting

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) - Blytheville police have confirmed two people have died Monday night at two separate scenes.

Blytheville Assistant Police Chief Ricky Jefferson says a man died in a shooting at Williams Park. At this time, they are treating it as a murder.

They are working to develop suspects.

Asst. Chief Jefferson said officers are also investigating a deadly accident involving a car and 18-wheeler at Sycamore and Franklin Streets.

One person died in the accident, Jefferson said.

There's no word if the two scenes are connected.

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