Deadly accident leaves one dead, passenger injured

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COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ark. — A juvenile is dead and another hurt after an accident in Columbia County.

The names have not been released because of their ages.

It happened just after 11:00 p.m. on County Road 53.

According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, the Ford Truck failed to negotiate a curve, left the road and struck a tree.

The driver died at the scene, and the passenger was taken to a hospital in Magnolia.

The weather was clear and dry at the time of the wreck, according to the report.

The investigation into the cause of the accident is continuing.

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