An Ashley County woman was killed in a head-on collision with a Freightliner Monday afternoon, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.
Jena Christine Hester, 38, of Montrose, was traveling east on U.S. Highway 82 in Ashley County when her 2001 Lincoln crossed centerline of the wet highway and collided with a westbound Freightliner, according to the accident report.
The accident occurred at 1 p.m. on U.S. 82 at Ashley County 121. Travel conditions at the time of the wreck were described as raining and wet.
Hester’s death was the 68th reported so far this year on an Arkansas roadway.