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Nevada County crash leaves 1 dead

A Lafayette County man was killed Monday in a car crash near Rosston.

John P. Rogers, 51, of Buckner, was killed in the Nov. 28 accident. According to a preliminary fatal crash summary, Rogers was westbound on U.S. Highway 278 in a 2014 Nissan Altima. Near the highway’s junction with state Highway 53, Rogers “traveled off the south side of the highway into the ditch” and collided with a tree, the report states.

The vehicle then traveled north onto the highway and overturned on its top.

The accident happened at 4:24 p.m. under clear skies and dry roads, according to Cpl. Christina Bussey of the Arkansas State Police.

Rogers’ body was transported to Brazzel Funeral Home in Hope.

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