Wreck Shuts Down Johnson Avenue (US 49)

Jonesboro - A late afternoon wreck along U.S. Highway 49 in Jonesboro shut down the road for several hours.  A Region 8 News Crew on the scene says at least one person died in the accident.

The accident happened right in front of the ACE Hardware store and traffic was re-routed along Old Paragould Road and Airport Road.  Arkansas State Police and Jonesboro Police are on the scene.  U.S. 49 is a major connector between Jonesboro and Paragould.

We will update this story was more information becomes available.