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Driver dies in crash

A one-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Morrilton man last week.

Jeremiah Curtis Worthen, 36, was driving a 1998 Peterbilt truck north on Highway 95 at Formosa Road on Jan. 14 when the crash occurred, according to a report by Arkansas State Police Cpl. Kip Stringer.

Worthen’s vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign at Highway 95, the report said. The driver lost control and overturned in to a creek, Stringer said.

The Van Buren County coroner pronounced the driver dead at the scene.

The accident occurred about 10:20 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. Conditions were clear and the road was dry, according to the report.

Worthen was born Nov. 26, 1976, in Brighton, Colo. Funeral services were private.

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