Forrest City man involved in fatal accident

EL DORADO, AR (KAIT) – A Forrest City man was involved in a fatal accident in El Dorado Wednesday afternoon.

According to Arkansas State Police, 46-year-old Robert Austill's vehicle was struck head on by a 2004 Lincoln driven by Darrell Sherman, 20, of New Orleans.

Police say the Lincoln crossed two lanes of traffic before colliding with Austill.

ASP says Sherman's passenger, 19-year-old Hachelle Lynch, also of New Orleans, was ejected and killed during the collision. Initial crash reports indicate she was not wearing a seatbelt.

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