Jennifer Watlington, Sunshine Underhill Killed; Michael Ragland Injured in Accident at State Hwy 5 in Midway, AR

September 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jennifer Watlington, Sunshine Underhill, Michael Ragland
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 5, Mountain Home, AR, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Arkansas State Police
Vehicles Involved
Sterling Truck, Chrysler Town & Country
State Hwy 5
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (2), undisclosed injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Sterling Truck and a Chrysler Town & Country were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed two people at State Hwy 5 in Midway, AR on September 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 7:25 a.m. According to investigators, commercial truck operated by 61-year-old Michael Ragland was northbound before allegedly failing to yield right-of-way at an intersection and colliding with a Chrysler Town & Country operated by 39-year-old Jennifer Watlington. Officials say Watlington and 40-year-old passenger, identified as Sunshine Undersell, were killed. Ragland suffered undisclosed injuries. Additional information was not available.

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