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Fatal Accident Thursday near Tollette

Authorities say two Texarkana residents were killed in a traffic accident Thursday afternoon south of Tollette.  Twenty five year old Marcus Fortman was the driver of a 2014 Chevrolet that was traveling north on Highway 355.  According to a report from the Arkansas State Police, Fortman attempted to pass another vehicle in a right hand curve and collided with a 2003 Ford.  A passenger in Fortman’s vehicle, 54 year old Clarence Sims was also killed.  The accident occurred around 4:40 p.m. and was investigated by trooper Clayton McWilliams.