fatal accident


Two unidentified minors died and a young Warren woman was injured in a head-on collision early Thursday morning in Bradley County.

According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, the minors were traveling north on U.S. Highway 63 in a 2007 Honda Civic when the vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with a southbound 2009 Chevrolet Malibu.

The male driver and female passenger in the Honda Civic, both unidentified in the accident report, died at the scene. The driver of the southbound Malibu, Katelyn Johnson, 18, of Warren, was injured. She was taken to the Bradley County Medical Center.

The crash occurred at 1:10 a.m. The roadway was dry and the weather was clear.

Trooper Tre’vaughn L. Moore investigated the accident for the Arkansas State Police.

At least 161 people have have died as a result of accidents on Arkansas roads this year, according to preliminary figures.