A Mississippi woman was killed and three people were injured Sunday evening (June 18) in a two-vehicle accident in Chicot County.
Mary Williams, 76, of Lucedale, Mississippi, a passenger in a Chevrolet Silverado traveling south on Highway 65 north, died in the accident, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.
The driver of the Silverado, Donald Stamey, 64, and another passenger, Faye Stamey, 64, both of Saraland, Alabama, were injured in the accident. Also injured was Stephen Baker, 42, of Arkansas City. Baker was the driver of a Toyota Highlander which was traveling west on Arkansas 35.
According to accident report, the westbound Toyota Highlander failed to yield the right of way, stiking the southbound Silverado.
Williams died at the scene of the accident. The injured drivers and the other passenger were transported to either the McGehee hospital or the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.
The accident occurred on June 18 at 5:30 p.m. Travel conditions were cloudy and the roadway was dry at the time of the accident, according to State Police.
At least 217 people have died on Arkansas roads this year.