Area Weekend Traffic Fatalities


A Faulkner County man is dead and another injured following a weekend traffic accident.

Arkansas State Police say 37-year old Jacob Dorado, of Quitman, died when he lost control of his truck during a curve and the vehicle overturned.

A passenger, 50-year old Nicholas Dorado, of Quitman, was injured in the accident which occurred on 141 Mill Bridge Road in Guy about 8:15pm Saturday night.

Meanwhile, Arkansas State Police say 51-year old Ronnie Brackett, of Locust Grove, died when he lost control of his vehicle left the roadway and struck a telephone pole.

Authorities say the vehicle then overturned several times ejecting him.

ASP says the incident happened just after 2:00am Saturday morning on State Highway 25 just north of Locust Grove.

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