One killed in Highway 67 crash Friday, ASP says

One killed in Highway 67 crash Friday, ASP says
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CORNING, Ark. (KAIT) - A Randolph County man was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash along Highway 67, according to the Arkansas State Police.

Robert G. Brewer of Pocahontas died in the crash, which happened around 10 a.m. Friday.

According to a preliminary fatality report from ASP, a GMC Sonoma was going east on Highway 67, when it traveled into the oncoming lane. From there, the Sonoma crashed into the forward left trailer’s dual tires.

A passenger in the Sonoma was airlifted to a Jonesboro hospital.

Corning police confirmed they worked that crash along with another one Friday. A person was airlifted to the hospital in both crashes.

Corning Police Chief Jimmy Leach said there was another crash around 1 p.m., about a quarter-mile from the first incident.

A crash was reported on Highway 67 west of Corning Friday afternoon.
A crash was reported on Highway 67 west of Corning Friday afternoon. (Source: Arkansas Dept. of Transportation)

In the afternoon crash, a motorcycle crashed into a semi-truck and one person has been airlifted for treatment.

Chief Leach confirmed Arkansas State Police will work the crash.

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