A two-vehicle accident on May 22 in Bono resulted in the death of a Hoxie minor, according to the preliminary fatal crash summary released by the Arkansas State Police.
According to Sgt. Rockey Rapert, the accident occurred at 8:41 p.m. when a Chevrolet Silverado, driven southbound on Highway 63 by the minor near County Road 118, crossed the centerline and struck a 2015 International tractor-trailer head on.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, Damon Turner, 44, of Memphis, was transported to St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
According to the report, both vehicles caught fire after the impact with the Silverado coming to rest on the east side of the roadway and the International coming to rest on the west side of the highway.