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Jonesboro Wreck Claims the Life of 80-year-old Bettie Brashears

80-year-old Bettie Brashears (Lepanto, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Monday, October 15 in Jonesboro.

At approximately 5:00 p.m. Ms. Brashears was traveling south on Southwest Drive in Jonesboro in a 2008 Chevrolet. Ms. Brashears failed to yield at Christian Valley Drive and collided with a second vehicle (2006 Toyota) traveling north on Southwest Drive.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Southwest Drive at Christian Valley Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas, Craighead County: