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Frances A. Harris and Larry D. Harris, both 65, killed in collision involving truck carrying load of explosives Interstate 40 in Franklin County, Arkansas
An accident involving a truck carrying 40,000 pounds of ammunition and explosives caused the westbound and eastbound lanes to be shut down around noon.
The truck was hauling ammunition and smoke grenades from the U.S. Army's Pine Bluff Arsenal to the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant in McAlester, Okla., said Randy Boren, director of the Franklin County E-911 Center.
In an updated preliminary crash report, the Arkansas State Police said Frances A. Harris and Larry D. Harris, both 65 and from Monett, Mo., were trapped in the cab when the truck caught fire Feb. 22.