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Early morning fatal accident on I-630

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LITTLE ROCK (KATV) -

One person is dead and two others are injured after an accident early Thursday morning.

The accident occurred on I-630 eastbound at State Street shortly after 2 a.m.

Police say two Dodge Chargers were both traveling at a high rate of speed when they made contact, causing both cars to lose control and run off the road, where they both overturned.

The driver of one of the vehicles, 20-year-old Natalia Matthews, and her passenger, 21-year-old David Simmons, were both ejected from the vehicle.

Jaalen Watkins, 21, was a passenger in the same car and was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no word on the condition of the other driver.

Arkansas State Police confirms it is investigating the possibility that the drivers of the two vehicles were racing each other.

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