14-year-old girl dead after St. Francis Co. crash

CALDWELL, AR (KAIT)– A crash involving three vehicles results in the death of a teenage girl whileinjuring four more.

The crash happened Mondaymorning around 7:45 on Arkansas Highway 1 north of Caldwell, AR. According toArkansas State Police, Heather Howell, 14, of Colt died at the scene.

The Jeep LibertyHowell was riding in was hit head on by a pickup truck as it crossed into theturn lane heading north. The truck was driven by Justin Marquis, 32, of Colt,according to police. A Freightliner, traveling behind the Jeep, then hit theSUV.

In addition toHowell, the driver of the Jeep and two male passengers with unknown ages wereinjured and taken to a Memphis hospital. Marquis was injured as well.

The Freightlinerdriver from Lake City was not injured in the crash.

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