Area crashes claim 2 lives

Two people have been killed in separate accidents in the area.
A man from Pelsor was killed Monday in a crash in Searcy County. The Arkansas State Police say 79-year-old Dale England was killed when his truck crossed the centerline, and England over corrected, which caused the vehicle to leave the roadway where it overturned and struck a tree.The accident happened on U.S. Highway 65 south of Leslie at 11 Monday morning.

Killed in the other accident was 25-year-old Anthony La Grand-Perez of Branson. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, La Grand-Perez’s vehicle traveled off the highway, struck several trees and then caught fire.

The crash occurred at 1:11 Tuesday morning on State Highway 165 near Hollister.

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