One killed, another injured in Newton County accident Tuesday


One person was killed and another was injured in an accident Tuesday morning in Newton County.

According to the Arkansas Department of Transportation, 45-year-old Dustin Vandusen of Harrison was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 65 when he crossed the centerline while negotiating a curve, striking the vehicle of 41-year-old April Middleton of Western Grove.

Vandusen was killed. Middleton was transported to North Arkansas Regional Medical Center for treatment. Officers state the conditions were clear and dry at the time of the accident. Passengers in Middleton’s vehicle were not injured.

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