Two vehicles collide killing one and injuring another in Region 8

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – Two vehicles collide on the corner of north 22nd Ave. and Bard Rd. in Paragould, killing one and injuring another.

According to Arkansas State Police, America Garza, 33, of Paragould was traveling southbound on 22nd Ave. in his 1999 Lincoln when his vehicle ran the stop sign and crashed into 69-year-old Janette Powers' 2006 Toyota traveling eastbound on Bard Street.

Garza was injured and taken to Arkansas Methodist Hospital. Powers was killed. Initial crash records indicate that both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

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