On October 4, 2018 at approximately 6:00 PM, Hempstead County Deputies were dispatched to Howard Memorial Hospital in reference to a vehicle crash that occurred on Hempstead County Road 324 near the Clow Community.
Deputies were advised that five people had been transported by private vehicle to Howard Memorial.
Two of the vehicle’s passengers ages 3 and 5 suffered fatal injuries and were pronounced dead by Howard County Coroner John Gray at the Hospital. Names of the victim are being withheld pending notification of family members.
The vehicle crash is being investigated by the Arkansas State Police and Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office.