CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR. (THECOUNT) — Grant Chandler Shelton, of Jonesboro, Arkansas, has been identified as the victim in a Monday fatal vehicle crash in Craighead County.

Shelton, 26, was killed in a single-vehicle pickup crash in Jonesboro Monday night.


According to reports, Shelton was operating a pickup truck on Neely Lane near Kellers Chapel Road in Jonesboro, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 10:30 p.m. Monday. The vehicle then came into contact with a substantial tree.

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

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Craighead County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2020 census, the population was 111,231. The county has two county seats — Jonesboro and Lake City. Craighead County is Arkansas’s 58th county, formed on February 19, 1859, and named for state Senator Thomas Craighead – Wikipedia.