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Clay Co. man dies after car is engulfed in flames

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CLAY COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A man died early Sunday morning after he was not able to exit his car following a one-vehicle accident.

According to Clay County Sheriff Gerald McClung, Blake Allen Morgan, 21, ran off Clay County Road 451 and into a section of woods.

The impact caused the car to be engulfed in flames. Sheriff McClung said deputies received a call at around 2:05 a.m. about the accident.

When deputies arrived, they saw that Morgan was unable to exit his car. Witnesses tried to rescue Morgan but could not.

Morgan was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

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