WARREN — Arkansas State Police say two people were killed in separate traffic crashes on Christmas Day.

One crash occurred Wednesday afternoon on U.S. 270 in Montgomery County in western Arkansas. A preliminary report says 66-year-old Hugh Brown of Arkadelphia lost control of his car while negotiating a curve and crashed into an oncoming vehicle. State police say Brown was killed in the crash, while one adult and two children in the second vehicle were injured.

A second crash occurred Wednesday night in Warren. State police say 56-year-old Karen Henry of Warren died when a truck crossed the center line of the road and crashed head-on into her vehicle.