Highway 65 Wreck Fatally Injures Derinda Baker

65-year-old Derinda Baker (Leslie, AR) was fatally injured in a wreck that took place on Monday, April 1, 2019.

At approximately 2:08 p.m. Ms. Baker was a passenger in a 2009 Chevrolet vehicle traveling north on Highway 65 near Marshall. The driver, 28-year-old Britany Jeter (Marshall, AR), lost control of the vehicle near Backbone Mountain and left the highway hitting the bluff wall.

23-year-old Jessie Davis (Marshall, AR) was also a passenger in the vehicle. Those injured were transported to Cox South Medical Center in Springfield.

Weather conditions at the time of the accident were cloudy and road conditions were dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: Highway 65 (at Backbone Mountain), Marshall, Arkansas, Searcy County: