Two killed in wreck on I-49 near Fouke

UPDATE – A third person has died as a result of the crash. Read updated story here – http://txktoday.com/arkansas-news/third-person-dies-wreck-49-saturday-morning/

Two people are dead and two others were flown to the hospital after a crash Saturday morning on Interstate 49.

The accident happened before 7 a.m. north of Fouke on Interstate 49.

LifeNet air and Life Air transported two patients to LSU in Shreveport, two others were pronounced dead on scene. According to radio traffic one of those transported was an unrestrained child.

Few details on the accident are available and no names have been released at this time.

Interstate 49 was closed most of the morning due to the wreck.

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