According to the Arkansas State Police a 93-year-old Cherokee Village woman died Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident.
Arkansas State Police Fatal Crash Report states the crash happened at 3:52 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy 167 and Hwy 412 in Ash Flat.
The preliminary fatal crash report states that Phyllis Thompson of Cherokee Village was a passenger in a northbound 2015 Lincoln MKC driven by Mark Thompson, age 67 also of Cherokee Village.
Thompson failed to yield the right of way and attempted to make a left turn into the path of a southbound 1999 Dodge Ram driven by Matthew Melton, age 30 of Evening Shade.
Melton’s pickup truck struck the front passenger side of Thompson’s vehicle. Thompson died of her injuries, Melton and Mark Thompson were transported to White River Medical Center in Batesville with unspecified injuries.
ASP reported it was raining and the road conditions were wet at the time of the crash.