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UPDATE: AR State Police identify victims of fatal crash in Hope

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HOPE, AR (KSLA) -

A Texarkana, Arkansas driver was killed and three others injured in an early morning accident in Hempstead County, Arkansas Friday.

Arkansas State Police report the accident happened shortly after 3 a.m. at Spruce and Beech Streets.

The deceased was identified as 19-year-old Jerry Graham. His three passengers were identified as 20-year-olds DeMarcus Newton and Earlon Brinson, both of Hope, Arkansas and 18-year-old Xavier Moss, also of Hope.

Troopers said Graham was traveling south on Spruce St. when his Ford Mustang hit an embankment, overturned, hitting a light pole.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Hempstead County Coroner. The other three passengers were taken to area hospitals with unknown injuries.

None of the victims involved, according to state police were wearing a seatbelt.

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