Independence County woman killed in crash

Independence County woman killed in crash

BATESVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A one-vehicle crash claimed the life of an Independence County woman.

The accident was reported at 5:21 p.m. Monday on State Highway 394, according to a preliminary fatal crash report by the Arkansas State Police.

Patsy Gail Hill, 54, of Newark was eastbound when her 2003 Chevy Cavalier left the road and hit a tree and a road sign.

She was taken to White River Medical Center in Batesville where she was pronounced dead.

Independence County Sheriff's Deputy Kody Headley reported the weather conditions were clear and the road was dry at the time of the crash.

This is the 75th fatality reported in Arkansas since the start of the year.

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