Funeral services set for teenager killed in Tuesday crash

Funeral services set for teenager killed in Tuesday crash

BROOKLAND, AR (KAIT) - Funeral services will be held for a Region 8 teenager who died in a car crash in Brookland Tuesday night.

According to Emerson Funeral Home, services for Cody Jacob Pemberton, 16, of Brookland will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. tonight at Nettleton Baptist Church in Jonesboro. Pemberton was a member of the Brookland Bearcat football team and was entering his senior year of school.

Brookland police said a teenager died when a SUV and semi-truck collided at the intersection of Highway 49B and School Street Tuesday night. A deputy with the Craighead County Sheriff's Office said another person was injured in the vehicle and the driver of the semi-truck was not injured.

Funeral services are Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. at Nettleton Baptist Church. Pallbearers are members of the Brookland High School football team and honorary pallbearers is the graduating class of 2016.

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