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Three Hurt in Baxter County Crash

By: Harold Smith
Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Three are hurt in a two car crash on State Highway 101 north of County Road 241 in Baxter County at 11:48 a.m. Tuesday.

The Arkansas State Police report 19 year old Preston Helmke of Yellville was northbound when she crossed the center line and collided head on with a southbound car driven by 69 year old Norma Risley of Mountain Home.

Helmke, Risley and Risley’s passenger, 69 year old Dennis Driskell, were all taken to Baxter Regional Medical Center for treatment. Charges against Helmke are pending.