Fatal accident in Benton County claims 1-year-old child’s life


A one-vehicle accident on Highway 62 near Garfield, Arkansas killed a young child early Monday morning and sent another person to the hospital with severe injuries.

At 6:29 a.m. the vehicle crossed the center line and entered oncoming traffic then traversed down an embankment. The vehicle finally struck a tree and came to rest.

It is unknown what exactly caused the accident at this time.

The girl was 1 year old.

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