Deadly accident stops traffic on Highway 79

A deadly accident stopped traffic on Highway 79 today between Wabbaseka and Altheimer.

A 25-year-old woman driving a white car died in the head on collision. The driver and passenger in the truck survived, but appeared to be injured.

The road shut down in both directions for several hours this afternoon. The Highway Department said the road re-opened before 6 this evening.

Arkansas State Police is investigating the cause of the crash.