04/03/17  Stone County Traffic Death Brings Total To 116


Another traffic fatality in Arkansas raises the number to 116. This one occurred in Stone County Sunday. According to the State Police report, 79 year old Dorothy Fore of Gepp, Arkansas died in a two vehicle crash on highway 5, two miles north of Allison.

The accident report indicates that a 2011 Chevy Impala driven by 78 year old Lawrence Fore of Gepp was northbound on highway 5 and a 2008 Lexus, driven by 74 year old Lavad Bryn of Cypress, Texas was southbound on highway 5. Gepp's vehicle crossed the centerline and struck the Bryn vehicle. Mrs Fore was pronounced dead at the scene by coroner Allen Phroper. Weather conditions were cloudy, the roadway dry at the time of the crash at 2:43 Sunday afternoon. State Trooper Lance W. Coffman investigated.