Head-on collision in Lawrence County kills two

Head-on collision in Lawrence Co. kills 2

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) -A head-on collision Tuesday afternoon in Lawrence County left two people dead.

The crash happened around 5:15 p.m. on U.S. Highway 63, north of Hoxie, according to Arkansas State Police.

Thomas Scott Fling, 19, of Williford was northbound when his Chevy S-10 pickup truck crossed the center line into the inside southbound lane, striking a Ford F-150 driven by James Andrew Dickey, 71, of Columbus.

Both Fling and Dickey died in the crash.

Their passengers, 69-year-old Brenda Johnson Dickey of Columbus and 18-year-old Jacob Bryce Edwards of Hardy, were taken to The Med in Memphis.

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