On Friday a crash claimed the lives of a Batesville woman and a minor in rural White County.

Ashley Modlin, 33, was driving a 2016 Chevrolet north of U.S. Highway 167 near Prince Cemetery Road, when the vehicle veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a 2014 GMC Acadia driven by a minor, who was injured in the crash. Another minor who was a passenger in the Acadia also was injured.

Modlin and a minor who was a passenger in the Chevrolet died as a result of the crash, which happened at 5:40 a.m., according to Arkansas State Police.

A one-vehicle crash in West Memphis claimed the life of a Hughes man on July 12.

Curtis Todd Jones, 42, died as a result of the crash that occurred at 9:47 p.m. at U.S. Highway 70 and Broadway.

According to Arkansas State Police, Jones was driving a 2003 Suzuki MC east on U.S. Highway 70 when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a cable barrier and wooden posts.

Weather conditions were clear and road conditions were dry at the time of the crash.

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