2 killed in head-on collision in Searcy County

LESLIE (AP) - Authorities say two people are dead in a head-on collision on U.S. 65 in the Ozark Mountains.

Arkansas State Police say the crash happened Wednesday north of Leslie. According to a preliminary report, 31-year-old Katherine Horton of Leslie was driving south on the road when she crossed the center line and crashed into a vehicle driven by 48-year-old Phillip Donaldson of Mountain View.

State police say Horton was pronounced dead at the scene. Donaldson was pronounced dead at a hospital in Clinton.

Authorities say driving conditions were clear and dry at the time of the crash.

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