Two Desha County women were killed Wednesday morning in a head-on collision near Arkansas City.

Susie M. Bryant, 62, and Mahina W. Powell, 22, both of Arkansas City, were killed when Bryant’s eastbound Dodge Caliber crossed the center line of Highway 4 and struck Powell’s westbound Nissan head on, according to a State Police report.

The accident occurred at 6:50 a.m. Wednesday about two miles west of Arkansas City.

The weather was clear and the roadway was dry. Neither driver was wearing a seat belt.