Sharp County Woman Killed in 3-Vehicle Accident on Batesville's Ramsey Mountain - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Batesville, AR

Sharp County Woman Killed in 3-Vehicle Accident on Batesville's Ramsey Mountain

BATESVILLE, AR - A 19-year-old Williford woman was killed last night in a three-vehicle accident on Batesville's Ramsey Mountain.

According to an Arkansas State Police accident report, Jennifer Benson died after her southbound vehicle on Highway 167 crossed the center line and struck a northbound SUV driven by 58-year-old Ricky Petree of Batesville.  A third northbound vehicle driven by 26-year-old Tata Boerner of Batesville was unable to stop in time to avoid a collision Benson's car.

Benson was pronounced dead at the scene, while Petree and Boerner were taken to the White River Medical Center in Batesville for injuries.  One of them, although it is not clear whom, was later airlifted to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis.

The accident occured at approximately 7:30 p.m.

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

  • Multiple crews battle Lawrence Co. fire

    Multiple crews battle Lawrence Co. fire

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:17:56 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:08 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:08:24 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Multiple fire departments responded to a fire in on County Road 534 in Cloverbend early Wednesday morning.

    Multiple fire departments responded to a fire in on County Road 534 in Cloverbend early Wednesday morning.

  • Football/field house project approved in Trumann

    Football/field house project approved in Trumann

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-08-24 01:24:38 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-09-20 04:41:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A plan to upgrade the football program at Trumann found the end zone Tuesday as voters there approved a restructuring of the district's millage rate. 

    A plan to upgrade the football program at Trumann found the end zone Tuesday as voters there approved a restructuring of the district's millage rate. 

  • Marked Tree approves millage vote

    Marked Tree approves millage vote

    Thursday, August 24 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-08-24 15:31:39 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:31 AM EDT2017-09-20 04:31:52 GMT
    (Source: mtree.k12.ar.us)(Source: mtree.k12.ar.us)

    A proposed six-mill increase for the Marked Tree School District had clear sailing Tuesday after voters overwhelmingly approved the request. 

    A proposed six-mill increase for the Marked Tree School District had clear sailing Tuesday after voters overwhelmingly approved the request. 

Powered by Frankly