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Two Mississippians Killed in I-55 Fatality in Crittenden County

JULY 7, 2005 - Posted at 9:23 p.m. CDT

TURRELL, AR - Two Mississippi residents were killed in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate-55 near Turrell this afternoon.

According to an Arkansas State Police accident report, the accident occurred at 2:40 p.m. when a 1992 Mercury Marquis driven by 77-year-old Willie Raines of Heidelberg, Mississippi collided into a northbound 2005 Freightliner tractor-trailer rig driven by Ronny Harris. The wreck occurred as the 18-wheeler slowed for a construction zone and the trailing Mercury slammed into the rear of the truck's trailer.

The accident killed the driver, as well as a passenger in the Mercury, 76-year-old Daniel Raines, also of Heidelberg, Mississippi. Ronny Harris was not injured in the accident.

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