Name released in fatal Paragould crash - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Name released in fatal Paragould crash

(Source: Matt Flanery via Facebook) (Source: Matt Flanery via Facebook)
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - A fatal crash occurred on Highway 412 west Friday morning.

Jennifer Hill was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to the Paragould Police Department. Officers responded to a call about the crash around 6:50 a.m. Friday.

Investigators determined a white GMC pickup driven by Paul Whitehead was traveling east on Highway 412 west when he crossed into the turn lane and into the inside westbound lane. Paragould police stated he then crossed into the outside westbound lane and hit a white Ford Taurus driven by Hill.

There were two children in Hill's car at the time of the crash. Both children and Whitehead were not seriously injured.

All of those involved were wearing seat belts and are from Paragould.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing, according to the police department.

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