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Woman killed in accident, 1-year-old taken to hospital

GREENE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A one car accident Friday afternoon leaves one woman dead and a 1-year-old in the hospital.

According to the Greene County Sheriff's Department, around 3:30 Friday afternoon a woman was driving on Highway 69 when she apparently lost control of her SUV, left the roadway and slammed into a tree.

The sheriff's department told Region 8 News the woman was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, she has been pronounced dead.

In the backseat was a 1-year-old baby who was buckled in, and was taken to a local hospital to be checked out.

Deputies are still investigating what caused the woman to lose control. No names are being released at this time.

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