One dead in collision on Highway 12

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UPDATE (1:05 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25): Police have identified the person killed and people injured in the Highway 12 collision that happened Thursday, Oct. 24.

Jonathan D. Farnsworth, 21, of Rogers died. He was the passenger in a 2002 Ford that was traveling west on the highway, crossed the center line on a curve, and was hit by a 2006 Dodge truck traveling east, according to Arkansas State Police.

Karen Farnsworth, 68, of Rogers was the driver of the Ford. She was injured and taken to Mercy Hospital in Rogers, according to police.

Joseph A. Fisher of Rogers was driving the truck, according to police. He too was injured, and was also taken to Mercy.

Road conditions were wet and it was raining during the incident.

ORIGINAL STORY:

ROGERS, Ark. (KFTA) —One died in a collision Thursday, Oct. 24.

Two people were extricated, and two were taken to local hospitals, according to Beaver Lake Fire Department.

The name of the person who died has yet to be released.

The collision happened shortly before 4 p.m. on Highway 12 about two miles southeast of U.S. 62 in Rogers. The highway was closed for about two hours, according to the fire department.

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