One Man Pronounced Dead After Fatal Crash

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CARROLL COUNTY, Ark. (KFSM) —  A Berryville man is reported dead after an early morning crash on Highway  21.

Arkansas State Police said 22-year-old Matthew Bass was traveling northbound along Highway 21 around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday (July 7).

Police said Bass attempted to pass another vehicle while coming onto a right curve. Officers said Bass then traveled off of the roadway onto the left side, striking a rock embankment. Bass’s vehicle then bounced off of the rock embankment, sending the airborne vehicle over a culvert.

Investigators said Bass was pronounced dead at the scene.