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Three killed, six injured in interstate crash

Content partner KNWA reported a group of motorcyclists was traveling west on I-40 near Dyer...
Content partner KNWA reported a group of motorcyclists was traveling west on I-40 near Dyer when a pickup truck traveling in the wrong direction came crashing into them.(Source: KNWA-TV)
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 7:50 PM CDT
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DYER, Ark. (KAIT) - Arkansas State Police have identified the victims of a fatal I-40 crash that killed three and injured six Thursday night.

Content partner KNWA reported a group of motorcyclists was traveling west on I-40 near Dyer when a pickup truck traveling in the wrong direction came crashing into them.

According to officers, those killed were later identified as Leonard Lemar Jr., 46, Patricia Lemar, 44, and Malinda Shano, 50, all of whom were driving motorcycles.

Those injured included Larry Alexie, 48, Robert Day, 44, Jennifer Couvillion, 42, and Derrick Reynolds, 49, all from Louisiana.

Police also identified Ivan Santos, 29, as the driver of the pickup truck and Amber Rodgers, 37, as a passenger.

Authorities are working to determine exactly what caused the crash.

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