KARK/FOX 16 reporter Haven Hughes passed away on Tuesday. Let’s see, how did the reporter die and Haven Hughes cause of death in detail.
How did Haven Hughes die?
Haven Hughes, a 22-year-old news reporter met with an accident. According to a press release from Little Rock police on Tuesday, a 22-year-old woman who worked as a reporter for KARK 4 was killed on Monday evening in a collision between a car and the motorcycle she was riding.
Sorrow surrounding @FOX16News tonight. Our 9PM producer Chris Scott passed away 2day. He was the mastermind behind the scenes delivering a quality newscast. And our rising-star reporter HavenHughes died in a traffic accident last night. We are praying for their families 🙏🏽 #RIH pic.twitter.com/z1YzHYjRfN
— Donna Terrell Lambert (@donnaterrell_tv) January 18, 2023
Officers discovered Hughes of Little Rock and Mark Hudson, 34, also of Little Rock, lying on the ground close to 9400 Stagecoach Road. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.
The motorcycle’s operator, Hudson, was transferred to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious wounds.
Haven Hughes cause of death:
Rising-star reporter Hughes died in a traffic accident last night. Haven Hughes cause of death was an accident. City of Little Rock Public Relations confirmed the journalist’s death.
Patrol officers responded to an accident that happened at 9400 Stagecoach Road on Monday. The accident involved a motorcycle and a vehicle claimed the life of the journalist.
The motorcycle driver, Mark Hudson, 34 also died at the scene. First responders reported her death at the scene.
Police spokesman Mark Edwards reported that the collision took at about 7:25 p.m.
The driver of the second car was escorted to the substation of the 12th Street Police, where a urine sample was taken for a legally required toxicology check. No criminal charges have been filed and police were currently looking into the matter.
She spent her whole day in MLK Day events and covered the news there just hours before her passing.
Tributes to Haven Hughes:
Kris Ketz tweeted,
Everyone in our @emmymidam chapter sends deepest condolences to our friends at @KARK4News. Remembering reporter Haven Hughes.
Meteorologist Julianna Cullen tweeted,
Absolutely heartbreaking day after learning of the passing of KARK/FOX 16 reporter Haven Hughes and FOX 16 producer Chris Scott. I invite everyone to lift up the families of both Haven and Chris in your thoughts and prayers, and the KARK/FOX16 family as well during this time.
Laura Monteverdi posted,
Today is a heavy day in our newsroom. In the span of just a few hours, we lost two members of our Team 20 family. Our hearts are aching as we grieve the loss of our colleagues and friends, Haven Hughes and Chris Scott. Please keep their families in your prayers.
Chelsea Helms tweeted,
Please keep my friends at @KARK4News in Little Rock in your thoughts tonight. Reporter Haven Hughes died in a motorcycle crash yesterday. While I didn’t know her personally, we shared her stories with you multiple times on @KNWAFOX24
Donna Terrell Lambert tweeted,
Sorrow surrounding @FOX16News tonight. Our 9PM producer Chris Scott passed away 2day. He was the mastermind behind the scenes, delivering a quality newscast. And our rising-star reporter HavenHughes died in a traffic accident last night. We are praying for their families.
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