Fatal crash

A collision on U.S. 71 north of De Queen about 5:06 a.m. Tuesday killed one driver and injured another.

According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Ursulo Perez-Munoz, 71, of Gillham was driving a 2000 Dodge Neon north when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a southbound 2015 model Dodge Dart head-on.

Perez-Munoz died at the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle, Timothy Thornton, 44, of Gillham was injured and taken to Howard Memorial Hospital in Nashville.

The weather was cloudy and the road was wet.

Cpl. Travis Hale investigated the accident in Sevier County for the Arkansas State Police.

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