HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) -- Two people are dead and a State Trooper seriously injured following a car crash in Hot Springs.

The accident happened on Monday night around 9:20 in the 1300 block of Airport Road.

Police say the two people inside a Chevy Malibu died at the scene. The trooper's car caught on fire, but he was removed and taken to the hospital.

State police are investigating. The names of the deceased will be released pending notification of next of kin.

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