1 person killed, four injured in Polk County car crash
POLK COUNTY (KATV) —
An Arkansas woman was killed and four other residents were injured in a car crash in Polk County on Tuesday afternoon.
A State Police preliminary crash report states Jesus Meza, 31, was driving a Chevrolet on Hwy. 71 just after 5 p.m. when he went around a curve and swerved left of the center line, drove off the road, hit a fence and then a tree.
Maria Guadalupe Zarate, 69, a passenger of the vehicle, was killed in the crash.
Meza, Victor Zarate, 29, Jhanell Marlette Wilson, 37, and a minor were also passengers in the vehicle and were taken to Mena Regional Health System for their injuries.
Police said conditions were rain and wet when the crash happened.