A two-car collision occurred at the intersection of Highways 9 and 62 on October 18 in Salem, Arkansas. Melissa K. Stewart, 18, of Salem and Rodney D. Cope of, 31, of Jonesboro were traveling in opposite lanes on Highway 62 when the wreck took place.
Salem Police Chief Albert Roork commented that Stewart was traveling east on Highway 62 and attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Highway 9N. She failed to yield on a green light and hit the Cope vehicle head on as he was traveling in the west bound lane of Highway 62. Cope’s vehicle turned over and landed on the passenger’s side where the two highways intersect.
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