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One dead in multiple tractor trailer accident on I-40 near Jannette

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ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark.— One person is dead after a multiple tractor trailer accident on I-40 Saturday afternoon.

According to the Arkansas Department of Transportation, two tractor-trailers crashed and one of the trailers caught fire.

ARDOT says the crash happened around 1:45 p.m. on the westbound side of I-40 near mile marker 260.

They have diverted traffic to US 70 at Exit 265.

ARDOT says all lanes of traffic on Westbound lanes of I-40 are now opened.


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