Head-on Collision Near Heber Springs Claims Both Driver’s Lives

23-year-old Brianna R. Stenger (Drasco, AR) and 43-year-old Matthew A. Risinger (Heber Springs, AR) were fatally injured in an accident on Tuesday, December 27, 2022.

At approximately 9:37 p.m. Brianna Stenger was traveling east on State Highway 16 south of Heber Springs. Matthew Risinger was traveling west on State Highway 16 when his vehicle (1997 Jeep) crossed the centerline. Mr. Risinger’s vehicle collided head-on with Ms. Brianna Stenger’s vehicle (2022 Nissan).

Both drivers sustained fatal injuries in the collision.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

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Accident Location: State Highway 16, Heber Springs, Arkansas, Cleburne County:

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