- Associated Press - Sunday, February 12, 2017

TURRELL, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police say a Mississippi man has been killed in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 55 near Turrell.

Police say 23-year-old Mario Ruiz of Byhalia, Mississippi, died in the accident Saturday.

A police report says Ruiz was northbound when the vehicle he was driving struck the rear of a trailer being towed by a pickup truck. Ruiz’s vehicle then went off the interstate and into a ditch.

No other injuries are reported.

The report says the weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the crash.


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