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MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. – A tragic vehicle accident claimed the lives of two residents of Northeast Arkansas on Friday.
The crash happened at 10:22 a.m. Friday morning, according to the Arkansas State Police crash report. It says a 2009 Mini Cooper driven by Becky M. Blevin, 41, of Brookland, was traveling eastbound on Highway 312. At the same time, a 2006 Pontiac, driven by Kyle R. Bills, 27, of Leachville, was going westbound on the same path.
At the I-55 overpass, the Cooper crossed the centerline and hit the Pontiac “head-on,” according to Cpl. Freddy Ware with Arkansas State Police. Both drivers were killed in the accident.
Conditions were listed as clear skies with dry roadways, the officer also reported.