News: Collision of pickup trucks in Craighead County kills 1, injures 2

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR – Arkansas State Police said two pickup trucks were involved in a fatal collision in Craigshead County over the weekend.

According to KAIT, the accident happened Saturday evening at the intersection of Highway 18 and Highway 135 at about 6:50 p.m.  State troopers said the driver of a Dodge Ram was going west on Highway 18 when he crossed over the center line and crashed into a Chevy Silverado that was headed east.

The driver of the Chevy, 53-year-old Bobby Benson Towery of Manila, suffered fatal injuries. The Dodge driver, 36-year-old Christopher Allen Ellis of Brookland, and a passenger, 40-year-old Jennifer McDorman of Paragould, were hospitalized but no details were released on the extent of their injuries.

The wreck occurred on a wet roadway, according to investigators.

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