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One driver dead, one hurt in Junction City collision

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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013 10:54 pm | Updated: 1:08 pm, Sat Apr 27, 2013.

Two cars collided on U.S. 167 in Junction City about 2:15 p.m. Thursday, killing one of the drivers and critically injuring the other.

A preliminary Arkansas State Police report said that Claudia Alexander, 68, Section Line 112, Junction City, was driving a 2004 model Mercury Marquis south on U.S. 167 when her vehicle crossed the center line. The car struck a northbound Chevrolet Equinox driven by Erin Cate, 18, 248 Edinburg Trace, El Dorado.

Alexander was killed. Cate was taken to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport for treatment.

The weather was clear and the road was dry.

Cpl. P.B. Albritton investigated the wreck for the Arkansas State Police.

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