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West Memphis Wreck Claims the Life of 18-year-old Jatava Murray

18-year-old Jatava Devita Murray (West Memphis, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Wednesday, November 21 at approximately 5:50 p.m.

Ms. Murray was traveling north on Village Drive in West Memphis in a 2005 Pontiac when she attempted to turn right on Rainer Road. Ms. Murray pulled in front of a 2004 International Harvester headed east on Rainer Road. Ms. Murray’s vehicle was struck on the left side. The International was driven by 34-year-old Ricky Reel (West Memphis, AR).

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: Rainer Road (at Village Drive), West Memphis, Arkansas, Crittenden County: