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One killed, another injured in head-on collision

A Batesville woman is dead following a crash in rural Jackson County.
A Batesville woman is dead following a crash in rural Jackson County.(MGN)
Published: May. 26, 2022 at 6:36 AM CDT
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JACKSON COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A Batesville woman died Wednesday in a rural Jackson County crash.

According to Arkansas State Police, the crash happened at 3:26 p.m. May 25 on State Highway 69.

Shannah Lee Malone, 25, was southbound when her 2006 Chevrolet crossed the center line into the oncoming lane of traffic.

According to ASP’s fatal crash summary, 43-year-old Travis Gray Davis of Newport, who was northbound in a 1996 GMC, was unable to avoid the collision.

Malone’s vehicle struck the front driver’s side of Davis’s vehicle, killing Malone and injuring Davis.

Davis was taken to UAMS in Little Rock with unspecified injuries.

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