fatal accident


Two Star City residents were killed and a Hamburg resident was injured in a 2-vehicle accident Sunday at 12:51 a.m. near the Lincoln and Cleveland County line.

The accident occurred on Highway 530 in Lincoln County near the Cleveland County line when a northbound Chevrolet Camaro crossed the center line of the wet highway and struck a southbound GMC Vandura, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.

The driver of the Vandura, Diana Bailey, 34, of Star City, and a passenger, William Lynn, 28 of Star City, were killed in the accident. Lynn died at the scene of the accident and Bailey died at Jefferson Regional Medical Center at 3:53 a.m. The driver of the Camaro, Destiny Bowman, 23, of Hamburg, was injured, according to the accident report.

The weather was clear and the roadway was wet, according to State Police.

At least 490 people have died as a result of accidents on Arkansas roads this year, according to preliminary figures.