Jackson County Woman Dies in Friday Morning SUV Accident

December 26, 2003 - Posted at 12:00 p.m. CDT

TUCKERMAN, AR - A Swifton woman was killed early Friday when the sport-utility vehicle she was driving overturned on Arkansas 226 near Tuckerman.

According to a State Police accident report, 26-year-old Stephanie R. Dennis was eastbound on 226, east of Tuckerman, when the accident occured shortly before 5 a.m.

The report said the SUV left the road and overturned and then hit a utility pole.  Dennis was ejected from the vehicle.

The death raised Arkansas' traffic toll for 2003 to 608 this year, compared with 637 at the same time last year.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)