Woman dies in campground accident

Woman dies in campground accident

CROSS COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A Marion woman died in an accident at Village Creek State Park in Cross County.

According to Cross County Sheriff J. R. Smith, 53-year-old Elizabeth Gay Casey was camping at the park with her family when she tied a hammock between two trees.

One of the trees was rotten and it snapped and fell on her head.

Smith said Casey died on impact.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. at Campground 834.

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