12191950 929702390440187 4582513295588168675 nOn 5/6/16, at approximately 4:30 a.m., officers with the Benton Police Department responded to a vehicle accident involving a train at the Sidell Road train crossing off Benton Parkway. The driver of the vehicle, 28-year-old Laura E. Holmes of North Little Rock, was airlifted via med flight to Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. Officers also found Marina Prescott, 36, of Benton unresponsive at the scene of the accident, and she was later pronounced deceased.

The Benton Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team and Union Pacific Railroad officials are still investigating the cause of the crash and further details will be available at a later time.

Anyone with information about the accident is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Individuals also may send us anonymous information to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the text or go to to leave a tip. A crime tip can also be submitted via the official Benton Police Department app found on ITunes and Google Play.