Lepanto woman injured in deadly crash

Lepanto woman injured in deadly crash
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GARLAND COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A crash in Central Arkansas injured a Lepanto woman Tuesday evening.

According to a preliminary crash report by Arkansas State Police, Kevin C. Burks, 28, of Bismarck, was driving north on Thornton Ferry Road near Hot Springs.

He failed to negotiate a curve, lost control, and went into a ditch.

Burks died in the crash but two of his passengers survived with injuries.

Kara Y. Armstrong, 26, of Lepanto, and Ashley J. Murray, 23, of Arkadelphia, went to a Hot Springs hospital.

The crash report states the weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the crash.

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