Update: One Dead In Morning Wreck

Published 08/07 2014 09:33AM

Updated 08/07 2014 12:23PM

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - Investigators say rain contributed to a deadly car crash on Interstate 49 Thursday morning.  It happened just after 8 a.m. near Exit 69. 

State troopers say Ted Wayne Coody, 53, of Mountainburg, was driving southbound when he lost control of his car on the wet pavement. 

The Honda Civic went down an embankment, hitting a tree. 

No one else was injured.

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