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Head-On Collision in Monticello Claims the Life of Carlyne Dickey

88-year-old Carlyne Dickey (Monticello, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place in Monticello on Saturday, December 22.

Ms. Dickey was traveling west on Highway 35 East at approximately 3:14 p.m. 44-year-old Tonya Lampkin (McGehee, AR) was traveling east on Highway 35 East. Ms. Lampkin’s vehicle (1999 GMC) veered across the centerline and into the westbound lane of traffic striking Ms. Dickey’s vehicle (2006 Mercury) head-on.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

The full Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Highway 35 (2 miles east of 278 Bypass), Monticello, Arkansas, Drew County: