Names released in fatal Mississippi County crash - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Names released in fatal Mississippi County crash

(Source: Wil Allen via Twitter) (Source: Wil Allen via Twitter)
(Source: Wil Allen via Twitter) (Source: Wil Allen via Twitter)
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Three people were killed in a crash south of Blytheville Wednesday, according to Arkansas State Police.

The crash involved a semi-truck and a car.

According to Arkansas State Police Sergeant Tony Austin, the Knight sanitation truck was southbound on Highway 61 when the driver lost control and crossed the center line.  

The truck overturned and pinned a small passenger vehicle.  

The occupants of the vehicle were killed in the crash.  

The driver was identified as 76-year-old Robert Davis of Blytheville. 

The passengers were 63-year-old Della Stringer and 29-year-old Trestan Johnson.

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department tweeted Highway 61 south of Blytheville is closed due to an accident just before noon Wednesday.

A viewer tweeted photos showing the truck overturned onto a car.

Copyright 2016 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Boom in business for liquor stores during the holiday

    Boom in business for liquor stores during the holiday

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:29 PM EST2017-11-23 04:29:06 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:36 PM EST2017-11-23 04:36:51 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Many families are hitting the road for the Thanksgiving holiday and during their travels, some may make a stop at liquor stores.

    Many families are hitting the road for the Thanksgiving holiday and during their travels, some may make a stop at liquor stores.

  • Diaz court system to merge with Newport

    Diaz court system to merge with Newport

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:29 PM EST2017-11-23 04:29:07 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Anyone who has business with the Diaz District Court system will soon have to take care of that business in Newport.  

    Anyone who has business with the Diaz District Court system will soon have to take care of that business in Newport.  

  • Authorities see multi-layered approach in mental health

    Authorities see multi-layered approach in mental health

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 9:22 PM EST2017-11-23 02:22:45 GMT
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)

    Pulaski County Sheriff Doc Holladay said this week that his department keeps track of nearly 1,200 inmates in the Pulaski County jail every day, with a little over five percent of them scheduled to be somewhere else.  

    Pulaski County Sheriff Doc Holladay said this week that his department keeps track of nearly 1,200 inmates in the Pulaski County jail every day, with a little over five percent of them scheduled to be somewhere else.  

Powered by Frankly