Maysville Collision Claims the Life of Jimmy Donohew

62-year-old Jimmy Donohew (Maysville, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place in Maysville on Friday, February 1, 2019.

At approximately 6:00 p.m. Mr. Donohew was the passenger in a 2014 Dodge vehicle traveling south on Highway 43 just south of Highway 72. 47-year-old Claudie Helmick (Rogers, AR) was driving the vehicle when it ran off the roadway before reentering and crossing the center line into northbound traffic. 38-year-old Shannon Jennings (Southwest City, MO) was traveling north on Highway 43. Mr. Donohew’s and Mr. Helmick’s vehicle struck Ms. Jenning’s vehicle (2016 Kia) before overturning and coming to a rest in the southbound lanes of traffic.

Those injured were transported to the nearby Mercy Hospital and Northwest Medical Center.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: Highway 43, Maysville, Arkansas, Benton County: