One killed, one injured in crash in Clay County

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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