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Driver killed in Highway 18 crash

A boy died Wednesday night when investigators said he lost control of his SUV and hit a utility...
A boy died Wednesday night when investigators said he lost control of his SUV and hit a utility pole.(MGN)
Published: May. 18, 2022 at 10:39 PM CDT|Updated: May. 19, 2022 at 7:39 AM CDT
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MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) -A person died Wednesday night when investigators said he lost control of his SUV and hit a utility pole.

Arkansas State Police reported the crash happened at 9:30 p.m. May 18 on State Highway 18 at Roseland in rural Mississippi County.

Mississippi County deadly crash
Mississippi County deadly crash(ARDOT)

The driver, who ASP did not identify, was eastbound on Highway 18 when he lost control of his 1999 Chevy Tahoe.

The preliminary fatal crash report stated the SUV veered toward the outside shoulder before re-entering the highway and veering right toward the shoulder again.

The SUV exited the roadway, striking a roadside ditch and overturning. The vehicle then struck a utility pole before coming to a final rest on the passenger side.

The driver suffered fatal injuries in the crash.

His passenger, 51-year-old Michael Calloway of Paragould, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Methodist University Hospital in Memphis.

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