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Tennessee man dies in I-30 crash

NEVADA COUNTY — A one-vehicle accident early Wednesday morning ended tragically for a Tennessee man traveling on an Arkansas highway.

Russell L. Goal Jr., of Carthage, Tenn., was driving eastbound on Interstate 30 in a 2021 Ford Edge when he veered off the highway into the median and struck a concrete bridge pillar near the 51 mile-marker, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary.

Goal was 36. His body was transported to Brazil Oakcrest Funeral Home in Hope.

The accident occurred at 4:01 a.m. on Sept. 14. The weather was clear and the road was dry, according to investigating State Trooper Antonio May.

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