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One person killed, two injured in Highway 67 crash

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Corning, Arkansas – According to the Arkansas State Police, an Indiana woman was killed and two others were hurt early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 67 in Clay County.

A 37-year-old, Jessica Cruz, of Portland, Indiana was a passenger in a 2008 Dodge Avenger going north on the highway when the crash happened around 3 a.m., March 12. The crash happened near Highway 67 and Clay 1412 Road.

The vehicle veered slightly left before going across both the north and southbound lanes, according to ASP.

The vehicle then left the southbound shoulder, left the road, went into a nearby water-filled ditch, and struck a metal culvert.

According to ASO, Jose Trevino Morales, 23, the driver of the vehicle of Portland, Indiana, and a passenger, Jose Olvera Nequis, 32, were taken to an area hospital.

At the time of the crash, the weather was clear and the road was wet.

 

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