Paragould woman killed in motorcycle crash Saturday

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)-  A motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon in Jonesboro results in the death of the passenger.

According to Jonesboro Police, Elizabeth Rawles of Paragould died after sustaining injuries to her head.  Police state the motorcycle she was riding lost control near the intersection of Mount Carmel Road and Lawson Road.  Witnesses at the scene told police Rawles and the driver were separated from the motorcycle after it left the road.

Driver, Jerry Hardin of Jonesboro injured his leg and left shoulder in the crash, police state.

Rawles was later pronounced dead at St. Bernards, where the two were taken for medical treatment.

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