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.