Teenager Dies in Fatal El Paso Wreck

18-year-old Thomas Booth (El Paso, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Friday, February 15, 2019.

At approximately 12:51 p.m. Mr. Booth was driving north on State Highway 5 in El Paso with a passenger, 72-year-old Patsy Booth (El Paso, AR). Mr. Booth’s vehicle (2004 Dodge Stratis) crossed the centerline and left the roadway before overcorrecting and veering back into southbound traffic. Mr. Booth’s vehicle struck a southbound 2001 Dodge pick-up truck. 49-year-old William Weeks (Searcy, AR) was driving the Dodge truck at the time of the accident.

Conditions at the time of the accident were reportedly cloudy and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: State Highway 5, El Paso, Arkansas, White County

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