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20-year-old killed in Fort Smith crash

Reports show that Elijah Boatman was killed in a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Hendricks Boulevard and South T Street in Fort Smith late Thursday night.

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Fort Smith police responded to a two-vehicle crash late Thursday, March 16, night, at the intersection of Hendricks Boulevard and South T Street between a 2017 Toyota passenger car and a 2008 Dodge pickup truck.

Fort Smith police say the driver of the Toyota, identified by the Arkansas Fatal Crash Summary as 20-year-old Elijah Boatman, died in the crash. No other injuries were reported. 

The report says Boatman was traveling northbound on Hendricks Boulevard when his vehicle struck the driver's side of the pickup truck which was traveling westbound on South T Street attempting to make a left turn onto Hendricks Boulevard. 

Weather conditions at the time of the crash were described as "rainy", according to the report. 

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