Traffic Fatality

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A two vehicle collision in Craighead County claims the life of an elderly Lawrence County man.

Arkansas State Police say 85-year old Carl J. Cate, of Walnut Ridge, died when the car he was driving ran red light and struck another vehicle in the intersection.

Two others were injured in the crash including a minor and 80-year old Patsy Cate, of Walnut Ridge.

Authorities say the accident happened at Johnson Avenue and Pleasant Grove Road in Jonesboro just after 9:30am Thursday morning.

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