2 Ohioans Dead, 3 Injured In Arkansas Crash

BENTON, Ark. (AP) - A car carrying five Ohioans collided head on with a tractor-trailer Monday on Interstate 30 in Arkansas, killing two adults and injuring three children, state police said.

Mary E. Keaton, 68, of Solon, and Frankie Pighee, 64, of Cleveland, were killed after the car Keaton was driving crossed into the path of the truck around 2:45 p.m. in Saline County, about 50 miles southwest of Little Rock, state police said.

Injured were Mycah Wells, 8, of Cleveland Heights; Tracy Quinn, 10; and D.J. Quinn, 8, state police said. The Quinns are from Ohio, but police did not know their hometowns.

The children were taken to Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. A hospital spokeswoman would not release their conditions.

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