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Horseshoe Bend teen killed in crash

Friday, August 19, 2011

A 16-year-old Horseshoe Bend resident was killed late Saturday, Aug. 13, in a one-vehicle accident.

Tyler Coil was a passenger in a vehicle driven by David Yancey, 18, also of Horseshoe Bend.

According to Horseshoe Bend Police, Yancey lost control of his 1990 Chevrolet pickup truck while driving on Ben's Creek Drive, near South Pine Ridge, in Horseshoe Bend.

The vehicle rolled several times before landing in a ditch, trapping Coil underneath the wreckage.

Yancy was not seriously injured in the accident.

The Horseshoe Bend Police Department and Arkansas State Police are investigating.

Coil was a student at Izard County Consolidated School, where he was preparing to begin his junior year.



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