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Miller County Wreck Claims the Life of Passenger, Mildred Brinkley

84-year-old Mildred Brinkley, of Fulton, Arkansas, was fatally injured in a two-vehicle collision on Tuesday, May 15. Shortly before 4:30 p.m. Joseph Brinkley was driving north on Highway 67 near the I-30 exit #12 in a 1999 Chevy Impala. Mr. Brinkley failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a southbound 1999... READ MORE

Arkansas Can-Am Wreck Results in 59-year-old’s Death

59-year-old Lisa G. Newby-Wolfe of Pine Bluff lost her life in a fatal Can-Am wreck on Sunday, May 13. At 12:35 p.m. Ms. Wolfe was traveling south on State Highway 7 just south of the Hollis CCC Camp in Perry County. She failed to navigate a curve and her vehicle left the roadway, careening... READ MORE

Motorcycle Wreck in Caddo Gap Claims the Life of Oden Resident

74-year-old Ralph Ballew was fatally injured Monday morning, May 14. Mr. Ballew attempted to make a U-Turn while driving west on his 2006 Harley Davidson shortly before 10:00 a.m. on State Highway 8 in front of Caddo Hills School, but failed to yield to westbound traffic. A 2004 Chevrolet struck Mr. Ballew’s motorcycle. Mr.... READ MORE

Two Teenagers’ Lives Lost in Boone County Head-On Crash

19-year-old Russell Bailey Campbell and 18-year-old Tyler Leon Smith lost their lives in a fatal head-on collision Sunday morning, May 13. Shortly before 8:30 a.m. the vehicle Tyler Smith was driving crossed the centerline of U.S. Highway 62 just west of Harmon, Arkansas in Boone County. Their 2004 Dodge collided head-on with an eastbound... READ MORE

Motorcycle Accident Results in Paragould Woman’s Death

48-year-old Cynthia Robertson was fatally injured while the passenger on a motorcycle Saturday, May 12. Michael Robertson (43) was traveling south on U.S. Highway 63 in Lawrence County on a 2017 Aprilia RSV4 motorcycle. A southbound 2014 Toyota Rav4 attempted to make a U-turn in front of Mr. Robertson’s vehicle, forcing the motorcycle to... READ MORE

Saturday Night Car Wreck Claims Life of Donald James

54-year-old Donald James lost his life in a single-vehicle accident Saturday night, May 12. At approximately 8:00 p.m., Mr. James’ Chevrolet Trailblazer failed to navigate a curve and veered off Princeton Pike Road striking a tree, according to the Jefferson County Coroner. Accident Location: Princeton Pike Road, near Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Jefferson County:... READ MORE

Viola Sample, of Batesville, Loses Life in Car Collision

78-year-old Viola Sample of Batesville lost her life in an Independence County two-vehicle collision Friday, May 11. Shortly before 1:45 p.m. Cole Sample (81) was attempting to turn right to merge onto U.S. 167 North in Southside. His vehicle, a 2017 Kia struck the right side of a northbound vehicle in the left lane... READ MORE

Rogers Man Thrown from Motorcycle in Fatal I-49 Accident

57-year-old Carl W. Larue lost his life in a fatal accident on Interstate 49 on Saturday, May 12 at approximately 4:45 p.m. Mr. Larue was northbound on I-49 near mile marker 57 when he lost control of his vehicle, a 2002 Victory motorcycle, veering into the left-hand median. The motorcycle rolled twice while Mr.... READ MORE