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Smithville man dies in accident
A two-vehicle accident on Saturday evening near Eaton claimed the life of a Smithville man.
According to Cpl. Phillip Roark with the Arkansas State Police, Carey Wayne Blevins, 49, was killed when the northbound 2003 Ford F-150 he was driving failed to negotiate a curve and struck another vehicle head on.
The accident occurred at 7:38 p.m. on Highway 25, south of Eaton. Melissa Hudson, 33, driver of the second vehicle, a southbound 2005 Chrysler, and two passengers, Allison Hudson and Bailey Hudson, ages unavailable, were injured in the accident.
The injured were transported to St. Bernards in Jonesboro and The Med in Memphis.
Funeral services for Blevins were held on Tuesday.