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Conway man found shot in car on Interstate 40

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a motorist on Interstate 40 in Conway.

Investigators said that a caller reported at about 5 a.m. Sunday what appeared to be a drunken driver or a wrecked vehicle near the Dave Ward Drive interchange.

A trooper found the driver of a stopped pickup truck, 31-year-old Jose Martinez of Conway, who was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators suspect someone pulled-up along Martinez's truck and shot him.

Authorities have sent Martinez's body to the State Crime Laboratory for an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

State police are asking any witnesses to contact the agency.

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