Head-On Collision in Marianna Claims Both Driver’s Lives

74-year-old Robert L. Smith (Marianna, AR) and 23-year-old Corey Anderson (West Helena, AR) were both fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

At approximately 7:15 a.m. Mr. Smith was traveling north on Highway 79 North in Marianna and Mr. Anderson was traveling south on Highway 79 North. Mr. Anderson’s vehicle (2008 Chevrolet Impala) crossed the centerline and struck Mr. Smith’s vehicle (2000 GMC Sierra).

Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: Highway 79 North, Marianna, Arkansas, Lee County: