fatal accident


A Crossett woman died Sunday in a single-vehicle accident in Ashley County.

According to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report, Kenyetta N. Thomas, 19, a passenger in a Mitsubishi Eclipse, died in the Sunday evening accident on Arkansas 133 in Ashley County.

The Mitsubishi was southbound on Arkansas 133 North when it traveled into the northbound traffic lane. The driver overcorrected the vehicle to the right lane before it left the right lane of the highway, went airborne and collided with two trees, according to the accident report.

The driver of the vehicle was not identified in the accident report.

The accident occurred on August 20 at 5:16 p.m. Travel conditions were clear and the roadway was dry at the time of the accident, according to State Police.

At least 314 people have died on Arkansas roads this year.