• Dennis McCaslin

Monday accident in rural Boone County proves deadly to 52-year-old Marion County woman

Law enforcement officials in Boone County say a 52-year-old Marion County woman died and an unidentified seventeen-year-old was injured in a two vehicle accident Monday afternoon in rural Boone County on State Highway 14.

According to the Arkansas State Police, Melissa Rogers of Peel was driving a 1999 Dodge Durango westbound on State Highway 14 just east of the intersection with Anna Lane when she was hit by a eastbound 2003 GMC Yukon driving the teenagrer as they both attempted to negotiate a curve. The trooped investigating the accident said the Durango came across the centerline and caused the collision.

Both vehicles came to rest in the eastbound lane.

Rogers was pronounced dead at the scene while the injured teenager was taken to Cox Springfield South for treatment of injuries.

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