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Two Teenagers’ Lives Lost in Boone County Head-On Crash

19-year-old Russell Bailey Campbell and 18-year-old Tyler Leon Smith lost their lives in a fatal head-on collision Sunday morning, May 13. Shortly before 8:30 a.m. the vehicle Tyler Smith was driving crossed the centerline of U.S. Highway 62 just west of Harmon, Arkansas in Boone County. Their 2004 Dodge collided head-on with an eastbound 2008 Chevrolet driven by 26-year-old Anthony Paul Thornton, of Mountain Home. Both teenagers were killed in the accident. The other driver, Mr. Thornton, was transported to Mercy Medical Center.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

Accident Location: U.S. Highway 62, west of Harmon, Arkansas, Boone County: