FORT SMITH, Ark. — Police say one person is facing negligent homicide charges after a deadly crash in Fort Smith Wednesday, April 27, morning.
The two-vehicle crash happened around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday morning on Highway 271 and Mabel Ave.
According to Lt. Steven Clark with the Fort Smith Police Department, a truck was traveling southbound when it crashed into another oncoming vehicle. The driver in the other vehicle died from their injuries.
A passenger in the vehicle was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Aric Mitchell with the FSPD identified the driver of the truck as 39-year-old Alejandro Carrillo.
The deceased victim has been identified as Willie Kizer and the injured victim as Andrew Arney.
Carrillo's court date is set for May 4, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. He is being charged with manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and second-degree battery.
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