YELL COUNTY, AR. (THECOUNT) — Brecken Cook of Greenwood, Arkansas, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday fatal vehicle crash in Yell County.

Cook, 21, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Havana early Sunday.


According to reports, Cook was operating a Ford Mustang near 29300 Highway 10 in Havana, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 2 a.m. Sunday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Cook was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

According to Cook’s Facebook, she may have been involved in racing the Mustang:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Yell County is a county in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,185. The county has two county seats, Dardanelle and Danville. Yell County is Arkansas’s 42nd county, formed on December 5, 1840 from portions of Scott and Pope counties – Wikipedia.