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UPDATE: One killed in crash near Portia

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Lawrence County late Thursday night.

According to Arkansas State Police and the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened on Highway 63 and Highway 412 near Portia around 11:30 p.m.

ASP states Steve Dee Sumpter, 68, of Leicester, NC was driving a 1980 Chevrolet pickup truck west on Highway 412 when he ran a stop sign.

Sumpter then struck the side of a semi-truck trailer which was heading north on Highway 63.

He was killed in the crash.

No other injuries were reported.

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