Icy road causes deadly crash in Poinsett County

POINSETT COUNTY, ARKANSAS (KAIT) - One person died after a crash in Poinsett County Sunday night.

Arkansas State Police report Johnny M. Hefner, 35, of Wynne was traveling northbound on Highway 1 near Whitehall when her Chrysler car lost control and spun into the other lane where it hit a southbound Jeep.

Hefner was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Jeep, Tammy Kaye Hutchings, 32, of Iuka, MS,  was taken to a Jonesboro hospital.

The roadway was icy at the time of the crash.

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