3 killed after car hits tree in eastern Arkansas

Three people died in a one-vehicle crash (Photo: MGN)

Three people died in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday in eastern Arkansas, state police reported.

Charles Massey, 58, of Marion, was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze north on Arkansas 77 in Marion. The vehicle went off the roadway, hit a sign and collided with a tree about 1:11 a.m., according to state police.

Massey was killed along with two passengers whom state police identified as Ray Smith, 59, of West Memphis, and Calvin Beaugard, 63, of Sunset.

Conditions were clear and dry when the crash occurred.

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