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Mountain View man dies after head-on collision near Locust Grove, two injured

A Mountain View man was killed and two people were injured yesterday afternoon after a head-on collision on Arkansas State Highway 14, west of Locust Grove, according to the Arkansas State Police.

Adalberto Diaz, 57, was a passenger in a vehicle involved in the accident which occurred around 12:20 p.m. after a 1999 Honda heading east exited a curve and collided with a 2017 GMC heading west about to enter the same curve, according to Trooper Christopher Barnett’s report.

Injured in the accident were Mareesa Diaz, 37, and Martha Alejandra Jasso, 31, both of Mountain View.

The investigation is still pending. Rain and wet road conditions were noted in the preliminary fatal crash summary.

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