Batesville residents injured in deadly crash

Batesville residents injured in deadly crash

CROSS COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Two Region 8 residents were involved in a deadly crash in Cross County Saturday morning.

Keene Sykes, 24, of West Memphis was driving east on Highway 64 near Wynne when he lost control of his car going around a curve.

Sykes' Lexus crossed into the westbound lane, hitting a vehicle driven by Kay Bennett, 20, of Batesville.

Sykes was pronounced dead at the scene by Deputy Coroner Terry Woodard.

Bennett and her passenger, Ken Fryman, 41, of Batesville were both injured.

They were taken to area hospitals to be treated.

According to the Arkansas State Police crash report, the roads were wet at the time of the wreck.

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