Fatal Crash Kills One and Injures Six

October 27, 2006-- Posted at 7:00 pm

BROOKLAND-- One person is dead and six injured in a two vehicle crash South of Brookland this afternoon. The accident occurred on Highway 49 around two o'clock this afternoon.

The highway was temporarily closed allowing rescue personnel to airlift one of the victims to the hospital.

"There was a vehicle traveling Northbound on US 49N and a vehicle pulled out Westbound onto 49 from 49B in it's path and it struck... they collided," Don Browning of the Arkansas State Police says.

No names or further details have been released at this time.