Woman dies in Monday afternoon accident

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A Harrisburg woman was killed in a Monday afternoon accident near Earle.

The accident happened about three miles east of Earle on U.S. 64 around 12:40pm Monday. According to a state police report, the trailer of an 18 wheeler traveling west shifted into the other lane, striking an oncoming vehicle.

The passenger in that vehicle, Amy Jarrett, age 32 of Harrisburg, died of her injuries.  The driver of the vehicle, her husband, was also injured.  The driver of the truck was not hurt.

Both people in the car were wearing seatbelts.  Police describe the road as wet and weather as rainy and windy at the time of the accident.  Jarrett was a teacher at Harrisburg Public Schools.

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