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HAZEN, Ark. (KTHV) - Arkansas State Troopers are on the scene of a six-vehicle crash on I-40 eastbound at the 199 mile marker. Authorities have confirmed one fatality in the accident, while two others have been taken to area hospitals.
According to State Police, the mid-morning crash involved five tractor-trailer trucks and one mini-van.
The news releases states, "The eastbound lane of the construction zone has been closed since 10:15 this morning. Removing the wrecked vehicles from the single lane is expected to continue through 3 or 4 p.m."
State Police said traffic is being diverted at Hazen and Biscoe, onto Highway 70.