Woman killed in head-on collision

POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 woman died Saturday night when the car she was riding in veered into oncoming traffic.

The crash happened on Pyburn Road Extended in Pocahontas.

Arkansas State Police say 18-year-old Zachary Lee Taylor of Pocahontas was westbound when his 2004 Pontiac Grand Am crossed the center line, colliding with a 1998 Chevrolet pickup driven by 36-year-old Ronald Wicker of Imboden.

Wicker and 29-year-old Andrea Karr of Pocahontas were taken to Five Rivers Medical Center.

Karr was pronounced dead.

Taylor was taken to St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

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