Pocahontas woman killed in one vehicle accident

POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) – A Pocahontas woman was killed in a one vehicle accident early Saturday morning, according to Pocahontas Police Chief Cecil Tackett.

Tackett said Amanda Byrley, 24, of Pocahontas was killed when the vehicle she was riding in went off the road and hit a tree on Pyburn Extended.

According to Tackett, the driver of the vehicle was airlifted to The Med in Memphis. His condition is not known.

Tackett said emergency responders received the call about the crash at approximately 2:45 Saturday morning.

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