FORT SMITH, Ark — According to the Fort Smith Police Department (FSPD), on the evening of Sept. 12, 2023, two motorcycles crashed near the intersection of North 10th Street and North M Street, resulting in one rider dying and two others being injured.
In the fatal crash report filed on Wednesday, the motorcyclist who died was identified as 32-year-old Kevin Blansett Jr. of McAlester, who was driving with a passenger who was injured in the crash.
Officials say that the motorcycle was "driving at a high rate of speed and was unable to negotiate the curve" and crashed into another motorcycle with one driver, who was also injured.
5NEWS will update this article as more information about the crash becomes available.
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