Head on collision kills Region 8 man

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 man was killed in a head-on collision in Independence County Monday.

The accident happened on Highway 25 West near Desha.

According to Arkansas State Police Telecom Operator Kenny Miller, Robert Franklin of Batesville crossed the center line and hit Joseph T. Mullins head-on. Franklin was killed in the accident.

ASP reports that everyone in the accident was wearing their seatbelts at the time of the accident.

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