Clay County woman killed in crash

Clay County woman killed in crash
(Source: KAIT)

CLAY COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 woman died Sunday in a head-on collision in Clay County.

Arkansas State Police say the crash happened shortly before 5 p.m. on Highway 135 near Knobel.

Calvin Yancy, 53, of Corning was southbound when his Ford Ranger crossed the center line and struck a 2002 Kia Sportage driven by Shirley Luttrell, 73, of Knobel head on.

Luttrell was taken to The MED in Memphis where she died. Yancy was taken to Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould with unspecified injuries.

According to ASP the weather was clear and the road conditions were dry at the time of the crash.

It was 113th accident and 121st fatality investigated by ASP this year.

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