Region 8 woman identified in fatal car fire

CORD, AR (KAIT) – Independence County Sheriff's Department has finally identified a woman who was killed in a car fire on Nov. 12.

Independence County Sheriff's Detective Rob Leonard says the Arkansas State Crime Lab has verified through dental records that 58-year-old Vicki George of Newport was the victim of the fire on Cord Rd.

According to Leonard, witnesses first called in the fire around 9:30 a.m. saying the right tire was aflame. By the time emergency crews arrived, the entire car was engulfed in flames.

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