WHITE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A 19-year-old Beebe man died Thursday when an SUV collided with his car.
Arkansas State Police reported the crash happened at 8:29 p.m. Jan. 7 on State Highway 5 near Valley View Road in Rose Bud.
Jake Smith was southbound when a 2019 GMC Acadia driven by Neena Reed, 65, of Heber Springs crossed the center line and collided with the driver’s side of Smith’s 2017 Chevy Malibu.
Smith died of his injuries.
Reed and three passengers in Smith’s car—Eli Sutherland, 19; Gavin Hatch, 18; and McKay Jurges, 18, all of Beebe—suffered injuries and were taken to Unity Health Hospital for treatment.
According to the preliminary fatal crash summary, the road was wet, and the weather conditions were cloudy at the time of the collision.