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Crash on I-40 kills one man in parked vehicle

FORREST CITY (KATV) - An Illinois man is dead after another driver reportedly ran into his parked car early Sunday morning.

According to Arkansas State Police initial reports, around 1 a.m., 56-year-old George Hines' car was sitting on the shoulder of Interstate 40 near the 252 mile marker, when 41-year-old Earl Strong's vehicle veered off the road and hit the parked car.

A St. Francis County coroner pronounced Hines dead on the scene.

Strong was injured in the crash and taken to a Forrest City hospital for treatment.

Road conditions were described as clear and dry at the time of the accident.

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