One killed, two injured in Independence County crash - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

One killed, two injured in Independence County crash

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)

An Independence County woman was killed while two people were taken to hospitals after a two-vehicle crash Friday in Southside, according to a preliminary fatal crash summary from the Arkansas State Police. 

Viola Sample of Batesville was a passenger in a 2017 Kia that was going west on Upper Twin around 1:45 p.m. Friday when the crash happened. The summary noted that a 2009 Chrysler was going north in the left lane on U.S. 167 when the Kia failed to yield while making a right turn on Upper Twin. 

The drivers of the Chrysler and the Kia were taken to hospitals in Batesville and Little Rock, ASP said. 

The weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the crash.

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