A local woman was killed, and another was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon in Fulton County. Forty-five-year-old Rebecca McClelland of Viola was pronounced dead, and 67-year-old Kathleen Gamble of Henderson was transported to Baxter Regional Medical Center

According to the Arkansas State Police, both vehicles were on U.S. Highway 62/412, traveling in opposite directions. Gamble’s vehicle reportedly crossed the center line in an area west of Viola, and its driver’s side struck the driver’s side of McClelland’s vehicle.

The weather was clear, and the road was dry at the time of the 1:20 p.m. accident.

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