Woman dies after pickup strikes tree in Mississippi Co. - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

Woman dies after pickup strikes tree in Mississippi Co.

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MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A woman dies from an accident in Region 8 Friday morning after losing control of her car.

According to Arkansas State Police, 83 year old Earlene French, of Coldwater, Mississippi, died when the Chevy Pickup she was driving veered off the road and struck a tree, bursting into flames.

Police say they were called out to mile marker 35 on Interstate 55 in Mississippi County, around 11:30 a.m.

Z P Wallace was the 78-year-old passenger riding with Earlene.

Wallace was taken to the Med in Memphis to be treated.


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