Fatal crash

A wreck near Fordyce about 9:44 p.m. Thursday killed a Bearden man and injured three other people.

According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Waashchad Jacobs, 33, was driving a 2010 model Buick LaCrosse northbound on Arkansas 273 in Dallas County.

The car traveled across the southbound lane. After entering a ditch, the driver over-corrected, causing the vehicle to overturn.

Jacobs was killed. Injured was one adult passenger, Tranisha Finister, 33, of Hot Springs, and two male minors who were not identified in the ASP report.

The injured were taken to Dallas County Medical Center.

Jacobs’ body was released to Benton Funeral Home.

The weather was clear and the road was dry.

Trooper Kevin Hrabal investigated the accident.

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