A 17-year-old El Dorado girl was killed Monday afternoon when she drove into the path of a tractor-trailer on U.S. 82 at the Cairo community.
Shea Sewell, 4295 Shuler Road, was pronounced dead at the Medical Center of South Arkansas at 5:08 p.m.
According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Sewell was driving a 1996 model Audi north on Hopewell Road when she pulled into the past of an eastbound International tractor-trailer driven by Robert Henry, 60, of 238 Bill Henry Road, Monticello. The truck struck the driver’s side door.
Henry was injured and was also taken to MCSA.
The wreck happened about 3:50 p.m.
Lt. Adam Sawyer of the Union County Sheriff’s Office investigated the accident.