An El Dorado resident died early Saturday when the car in which he was a passenger collided with another vehicle in Saline County.

According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Eduardo Arias Santana, 34, was the passenger in a 2007 model Hyundai Tucson that was westbound at 11500 U.S. 70 about 5:14 a.m.

The Hyundai crossed the center line and struck head-on an eastbound 2020 GMC Acadia driven by Lyndee Irving, 27, of Amity.

Santana died. Irving was injured and taken to St. Vincent Medical Center in Hot Springs.

The driver of the Hyundai was not injured and was not identified in the report.

The weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the wreck.

Trooper Kyle Ellison investigated the accident for the Arkansas State Police.

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