An 18-year-old Conway motorcyclist was killed while fleeing authorities inuring two people in a separate vehicle in the crash Tuesday morning in Conway County, troopers said.

The wreck happened shortly after 10:30 a.m., as Matthew E. Mashburn Jr. drove a 2008 Suzuki north on Arkansas 9 “at a high rate of speed,” according to a preliminary report from Arkansas State Police. Mashburn’s motorcycle struck a southbound 2021 Ford EcoSport as the SUV turned left onto Ludy Road, the report states.

Troopers said both vehicles exited the highway and burst into flames.

Mashburn died as a result of the wreck, according to authorities. Two people in the Ford, a 70-year-old Clinton woman and a minor, were injured.

Weather Conditions were listed as: Clear and Dry

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