One killed, one injured in crash in Clay County - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

One killed, one injured in crash in Clay County

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
CLAY COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A Clay County man was killed and another person was injured Saturday in a one-vehicle crash near Rector, according to Arkansas State Police. 

Alberto Escandon-Martinez of Rector was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt on Highway 119 south of Rector, around 10 p.m. Saturday when the crash happened. 

ASP said in a preliminary fatal crash summary that Escandon-Martinez was negotiating a curve when the vehicle went off the road, struck an embankment and rolled. 

The person who was injured, who was listed as a minor, was taken to a Memphis hospital.

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