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Patient Airlifted Following Three-Vehicle Accident

BY MELANIE BUCK – A three-vehicle accident near Iron Mountain left one injured around 5 p.m. today [Wednesday, June 29, 2016] when a small car crossed the centerline on Highway 71. Two semis were also involved in the crash, with one leaving the roadway and striking a tree. Highway 71 was shut down temporarily as both lanes were blocked due to ...

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18-Wheeler Strikes Building

BY MELANIE BUCK – An 18-wheeler drove into a vacated building adjacent to Southern Auto Supply on Highway 71 at approximately 6 p.m. this evening. Witnesses on the scene said the driver appeared to have veered off the roadway while entering the curve just past Dan’s Pawn & Gun. The driver was north bound on Highway 71. Upon leaving the ...

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Multi-Vehicle Accident Leads to Arrest

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena Police Department responded to a two-vehicle accident on Pine Street around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. The driver of an older model Mazda pick-up truck was attempting to cross Pine Street, going from 9th Street to Armour Street, when he struck the driver’s side of a Hyundai Sonata. The driver of the Sonata was transported to ...

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Hwy 375 Hangs Another Semi

BY LEANN DILBECK – An 18-wheeler had Hwy 375 blocked for several hours Wednesday morning when he hung his trailer attempting to maneuver a sharp curve approximately a half-mile past the Wolf Pen Gap trailhead. The driver of the truck dumped the trailer there leaving much of the highway blocked and creating a very hazardous situation.  This photo was taken ...

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Wreck Claims the Lives of Two

BY LEANN DILBECK – Rain slickened roads caused a two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon that has claimed the lives of two and injured four. According to Arkansas State Police Trooper Chris Spurling, at approximately 3:54 p.m., Courtney McCormack was driving her 1998 Nissan Altima with her 2-year old daughter, Paylon, eastbound on Hwy 8 East when her “worn” tires were unable ...

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