Jonesboro Man Dies in Paragould Accident

December 3, 2003 - Posted at 8:34 a.m. CDT

PARAGOULD, AR - A two-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Jonesboro man last night.

26-year-old Lewis Hughes died after the pick-up truck he was driving collided with a van driven by 27-year-old Jason Malone of Paragould.  The accident occured at approximately 7:20 p.m.  According to a police report, Hughes' truck crossed a turn lane into the path of Malone's van on U.S. 49 South, just inside the Paragould city limits.

Hughes was airlifted to a Memphis hospital, where he died early this morning.