Sunday afternoon crash claims life of Miller County man

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An accident on Highway 82 Sunday afternoon took the life of a Miller County man.

According to the Arkansas State Police, 54-year-old Michael Looney was killed in a head on crash in the 6100 block of Highway 82.

According to the crash report, Looney was driving east on 82 when a car driven by 19-year-old Demarcus Pegue of Texarkana crossed the centerline. Pegue first almost hit another car before running off the roadway and striking Looney’s vehicle, the report states.

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Pegue was taken to Wadley Hospital and has since been transferred to UAMS in Little Rock.

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