Baby injured in deadly vehicle crash

LONOKE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - An infant from White County was injured in a deadly crash in Lonoke County.

According to Arkansas State Police, Rebecca Smith, 35, of Austin, Arkansas died in the crash which happened Wednesday after 5 p.m. The crash was on U.S. 67 north near mile marker 25.

A nearly three month old baby and Nicholas Metcalf, both of Searcy, were injured in the crash. Their conditions are unknown. Both were taken to Little Rock hospitals.

Police state in the crash report that Smith was trying to avoid an obstruction in the road and swerved to the right. The vehicle left the road on the east side, overcorrected and overturned several times.

Smith was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

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