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Train Wreck in Arkansas Claims the Lives of 2 Minors

Two unidentified minors were fatally injured in an accident on Friday, August 17 shortly after 4:00 p.m.

Both girls were headed east on Clay County Road 154 in a 2001 Chevrolet and failed to yield to an oncoming northbound train. The train struck their vehicle on the passenger side overturning the vehicle and forcing the vehicle to the north side of the roadway.

Weather conditions were reportedly clear but road conditions “wet gravel.”

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: County Road 154 / County Road 157, Corning, Arkansas, Clay County: