QUITMAN, AR (KAIT) – One woman is dead after a crash involving a school bus near Quitman.
According to Arkansas State Police, Martha Bearden, 54, of Guy was headed east on Hwy. 124 east of Quitman Friday just after 7 a.m. when she hit the Quitman School District bus from behind.
The crash report states the bus was stopped to pick up a child.
No one on the bus was reportedly injured. Bearden's passenger, Phoenix Bearden, was taken to a hospital in Heber Springs with unknown injuries.
The road was dry and weather clear at the time of the crash, according to police.