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3 LHHS Students Thrown From Jeep Crash; 1 Killed – MONTGOMERY COUNTY


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Story by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

Arkansas State Police Trooper Summitt investigated a fatal rollover ejection crash yesterday around 6:30PM on Old Caddo Gap Road.

The Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Summary says that the  southbound 1990 Jeep Wrangler crossed left of center and then the driver over-corrected the steering input causing the Jeep to exit the right side of the roadway.  the Jeep then struck a dirt embankment and rolled onto it’s top.

All 3 occupants were ejected from the vehicle during the crash.  2 Lake Hamilton High School Students were injured and transported to the hospital.  The 3rd LHHS Student was killed in the crash.

The ASP PFCS did not identify the occupants of the Jeep.

Lake Hamilton School posted this statement on their Facebook Page the day following the fatal crash:

The weather/driving conditions were listed in the report as clear/dry.