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Two Teens Die in Craighead County Car Crash

MARCH 4, 2004 - Posted at 7:36 a.m. CDT, updated at 8:33 a.m.


JONESBORO, AR - State Police say two 13-year-old boys were killed near Jonesboro in a traffic crash last night.  The vehicle's 16-year-old driver was hurt.

State Police say a vehicle ran a stop sign and hit the teenagers on Wednesday evening.

State Police identified the boys who were killed as Devin Thomas Isbell and Matthew Daniel Qualls.  The injured driver is identified as Matthew Tyler Isbell.  All three are reported to be students in the Valley View School District.

State Police identified the driver of the other vehicle as 45-year-old Patricia A. Kelley.  She was also hurt in the crash.  All involved were from Jonesboro.

According to a State Police accident report,  the accident occured around 7 p.m. as the westbound vehicle driven by Kelly on Highway 158 ran a stop sign and struck the northbound car driven by Matthew Isbell.

The crash was at the intersection of Arkansas highways 163 and 158, two miles south of Jonesboro.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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