Minor Killed In Two Vehicle Accident Friday Night

According to the Arkansas State Police an unnamed minor was killed Friday night in a two vehicle accident on Hwy 67 and Fulbright Ave. The accident happened at 10:46 pm involving a 2013 Ford F-150 driven by Joseph Huddleston, 32 years old of Pocahontas and a 2003 Kia driven by an unidentified minor.

According to the report the vehicle driven by Huddleston crossed the center line and struck the Kia head on.

Hwy 67 was closed and traffic was routed around the accident for an extended period of time as the accident was investigated by the Arkansas State Police.

Walnut Ridge Police, Walnut Ridge Fire, Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies, numerous ambulances and a helicopter from Survival Flight all assisted with the incident.