The City of Hot Springs Board of Directors, staff and employees extend their heartfelt sympathy to Mayor Ruth Carney, Rev. Ken Carney, Tiffany Thornton Carney, and the entire family upon the death of Chris Carney in a car accident which occurred early this morning. Please keep the Carney family in your thoughts and prayers at this time. Thoughts and prayers are also extended to the family of Ezekiel Blanton of Hot Springs, who has now been identified as the second person in the vehicle. He also died in the accident.