State police: 3 killed in crashes on Arkansas roadways

     (AP) – Arkansas State Police say three people have died in

two crashes on state roads.

     Police say 47-year-old Dennis Stone of Blytheville and 26-year-old Kaylam

Diggs of Osceola died in a head-on collision near Blytheville and Jirell

Sockwell of Prescott died in a single-vehicle crash near Hope.

     A police report says Stone and Diggs were killed Saturday when a northbound

vehicle driven by Stone crossed the centerline of Highway 61 and collided with

the southbound vehicle driven by Diggs. The report says it was raining and the

road was wet at the time.

     Police say Sockwell also died Saturday when the car he was driving on Highway

332 went off the road in a curve, struck a tree and overturned. The report says

it was cloudy and the road was wet.


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