Margaret Isaac, age 95 of Mena, lost her life in a one-vehicle traffic accident on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Isaac was the passenger of a northbound vehicle, driven by 72-year old Patricia White, on Hwy. 71 near Johnson Creek Road, just north of the Scott County line.
Arkansas State Trooper Christopher Short worked the scene of the accident and reported that the vehicle left the roadway and over-corrected, crossing the centerline. The vehicle over-corrected again and came to rest in the northbound ditch.
The fatal accident was reported shortly before 9 a.m. on Thursday and conditions were listed as cloudy and dry.