CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - According to Arkansas State Police, a Craighead County woman was killed Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 18 west of Bowman.
Authorities said in a preliminary fatality report that Emmalei Nicole Utley of Caraway was traveling east on Highway 18 in a 2005 Pontiac around 1:30 p.m. Sunday when the crash happened.
The report noted that the Pontiac lost control, traveled into the westbound lane and was struck by a 2013 GMC truck head-on. The driver of the truck and two passengers were taken to a Jonesboro hospital for their injuries, ASP said.
The weather was rainy and the road conditions were wet at the time of the crash, ASP said.
The Riverside School District offered the following statement Monday afternoon: