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Victims identified in fatal Interstate 40 wreck in Faulkner County

The wreck happened on Interstate 40 in Faulkner County, near mile marker 135. (KATV Photo)

UPDATE (6/15):

Arkansas State Police have identified the three victims killed in a wreck in Faulkner County on Wednesday.

Officials say Jessica Marie Johnson,26, Victoria Jeanette Lindsey,65, and a minor all from Shirley have died as a result of their injuries. Three additional people were injured in the accident and taken to a local hospital for treatment.

According to the accident report, vehicle one was slowing due to mechanical problems when vehicle two struck it.

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ORIGINAL (6/14):

Arkansas State Police confirm three people have been killed in a wreck in Faulkner County.

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department tweeted just before 4 p.m. of a wreck on Interstate 40 closing a section of the eastbound lanes of the roadway in Faulkner County.

The wreck happened just before the 135 exit at Mayflower.

According to the AHTD, the eastbound lanes of the interstate have reopened following the wreck. They were closed for nearly an hour and a half.

More details will be released as they become available.


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