Woman killed after SUV slams into gravel truck

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A woman was killed when her SUV rear ended a gravel truck on Highway 351 in North Jonesboro.

According to Arkansas State Police, a Chevrolet Suburban driven by 37 year old Teresa L. Berry of Paragould slammed into the back of a gravel truck at 5:19 p.m. Monday evening. The dump truck was stopped due to traffic.

Berry was pronounced dead at the scene by a Craighead County deputy coroner. Emergency crews worked for over an hour to free her body from the car.

Police had to shut Highway 351 down in both directions for almost 2 hours.

The driver of the dump truck was not hurt, according to crash records.

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