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Crash claims life of Evening Shade man

Friday, July 16, 2004

An Evening Shade man was killed July 6 in a wreck near Harrisburg.

According to the Arkansas State Police, Thomas Pedano, 59, was driving a 1998 Volvo tractor-trailer east on Highway 14, 7.6 miles east of Harrisburg, when he failed to negotiate a curve around 7:15 p.m. The truck went off the east side of the road onto the shoulder and overturned, the report said.

Pedano was ejected from the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene by deputy Poinsett County coroner Paul Thompson, the report said. Pedano was not wearing a seatbelt.



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