One dead, two injured following two-vehicle crash

One person is dead and two are injured following a crash in Black Oak.
One person is dead and two are injured following a crash in Black Oak.(KGWN)
Published: Jun. 3, 2023 at 5:13 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 5, 2023 at 10:30 AM CDT
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BLACK OAK, Ark. (KAIT) - A Friday morning crash left two people, including a child, injured and another person dead.

Arkansas State Police reported the crash happened on State Highway 18 and State Highway 135 at 8:18 a.m. June 3 in Black Oak.

According to the preliminary fatal crash report, 55-year-old Tammy Marie Fleming of Wilson was making a left turn onto Highway 18 when she failed to yield to an eastbound 2016 GMC Sierra driven by 25-year-old Devon D. Payne of Lake City.

Payne’s vehicle struck Fleming’s 2018 Nissan Rogue in the front driver’s side door area, the report stated.

Payne and a juvenile passenger in his vehicle were taken to a local hospital with unspecified injuries.

Fleming died in the crash.

According to the Rivercrest School District, Fleming was a beloved mathematics teacher for the district.

Her funeral is scheduled for Wednesday, June 7, at 10 a.m. at Roller-Swift Funeral Home, 2173 S. U.S. Highway 61 in Osceola. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.