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One killed in crash that closed Hwy. 412

(Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office) (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)
GREENE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash that closed Highway 412 on Tuesday near Walcott.

According to an Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary, Laura Chesser, 73, of Beech Grove was killed when a vehicle driven by Tammy Massey, 46, of Paragould, crossed the center line, hitting the vehicle Chesser was driving head-on.

Both vehicles ended up in a ditch.

Massey was taken to Arkansas Methodist Medical Center for her injuries.

Highway 412 was shut down for over an hour and a half. 

According to the report, the weather was sunny and the road was dry at the time of the crash.

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