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Two Lives Lost in Fatal Ozan, Arkansas Wreck

73-year-old Walter S. Conway (Hope, AR) and 21-year-old Jaylen C. Willis (Texarkana, AR) were fatally injured in an accident that took place shortly before 5:30 a.m. on Monday, November 26 in Hempstead County.

Mr. Willis was driving a 2011 Hyundai Sonata west on Highway 278 West in Ozan when he lost control and crossed the centerline. Mr. Conway was a passenger in a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado. Mr. Willis’ vehicle struck Mr. Conway’s eastbound 2017 Chevrolet Silverado, which in turn veered into the westbound lane of Highway 278 and struck a westbound 2003 Nissan Frontier.

The driver of the 2017 Chevrolet, 58-year-old Myra Conway (Hope, AR), and the driver of the 2003 Nissan Frontier, 61-year-old Lena P. White (Washington, AR), were both transported with injuries.

Conditions at the time of the accident were reportedly clear and dry.

The full Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Highway 278 West, Ozan, Arkansas, Hempstead County: