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NTSB: Report on Ark. plane crash that killed Tulsa man expected soon

GURDON, Ark. (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board says it will soon issue a preliminary report on a plane crash in southwest Arkansas last week that killed a former Oklahoma Christian University baseball player and another person.

An agency spokesman said Thursday that the preliminary report on the Jan. 5 crash near Gurdon could be released within days. The plane had departed McKinney, Texas, en route to Franklin, North Carolina.

Oklahoma Christian University says former All-Sooner Athletic Conference baseball player Jimmy Kent was among the two crash victims. The school says the 40-year-old Kent, originally from Tulsa, transferred to OCU from Abilene Christian before the 1998 season.

Kent hit .361 for the Eagles as a junior that year and played for coach Johnny Inman.

Gurdon is about 85 miles southwest of Little Rock.

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