A two-vehicle accident on State Highway 8 East of New Edinburg claimed the life of a 19-year-old Crossett woman early Monday morning, September 19, 2022.
The Arkansas State Police report indicates that 19-year-old Makaylee D. Neal was driving westbound on State Highway 8 East around 5:20 a.m. in a 2015 Chevy Cruze, when “for reasons unknown,” the vehicle “crossed over the center line into the eastbound lane into the path,” of a 2022 Toyota Corolla.
Neal was killed in the accident. There was a minor passenger in the Chevy Cruze that was injured.
A 49-year-old, Holly A. Harrell of New Edinburg, the driver of the Toyota Corolla was also injured.
The minor and Harrell were transported to the Jefferson Regional Medical Center.
The road was dry and the weather was clear at the time of the accident.