Police & Fire

Malvern woman killed in fiery collision

A Malvern woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-car collision in Hot Spring County.

According to a fatal crash summary filed by Arkansas State Police, 30-year-old Jessica Berry was killed Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 2:08 p.m. on Highway 84 west of Irwin Road.

Berry was driving a Honda eastbound on the road when it collided with a 2008 Chevrolet headed in the opposite direction. The ASP summary indicates that Berry traveled across the center lane.

Both vehicles collided and traveled off the south side of the highway, and both vehicles became engulfed in flames. Berry was pronounced dead at the scene.

Weather and road conditions were clear and dry.

Berry’s body was being held at the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory. Trooper Dustin Arnold investigated the crash.