3 Lives Lost in Head-On Collision Near Brinkley, 1 Injured

3 Lives Lost in Head-On Collision Near Brinkley, 1 Injured

29-year-old Zachary Gannon (Holly Grove, AR), 33-year-old Shannon Spears (Brinkley, AR), and 42-year-old Laterrence Ray Brown (Clarendon, AR) were fatally injured in an accident that took place on Monday, September 14, 2020.

At approximately 11:11 a.m. Mr. Gannon was traveling north on U.S. Highway 49 just south of Brinkley when a southbound vehicle (2004 Ford Explorer) crossed the centerline and struck Mr. Gannon’s vehicle (2007 Chevrolet) head-on.

Mr. Brown, Ms. Spears, and 29-year-old Curtis Spears (Brinkley, AR) were all traveling in the southbound Ford vehicle at the time of the accident. Curtis Spears sustained injuries during the collision.

Those involved in the accident were transported with injuries to Regional One and UAMS in Little Rock.

Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: U.S. Highway 49, Brinkley, Arkansas, Monroe County:

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