2 men dead after crash on highway, officials say

ARKANSAS — Two Blytheville men suffered fatal injuries during a crash on Nov. 22 on Highway 61 at Highway 148.

Derrick Grant, 49, and Harry Higgs, 75, lost their lives in the head-on collision, and Linda Higgs, 76, — Harry Higgs’ passenger — was also injured.

According to the Arkansas State Police report, Grant was northbound on Highway 61 in a 2006 Chevy Cobalt, crossed the center line and struck Higgs’ 2012 Chevy truck head-on.

Linda Higgs was taken to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis.

Linda Higgs’ condition was unknown at press time.

This story comes from the Nea Town Courier.