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Woman killed, 4 children injured in crash

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
POINSETT COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A Harrisburg woman was killed in a crash that left four children injured.

The crash happened Friday just before 4 p.m. on Highway 163 in Poinsett County.

Virginia M. Church, 44, was driving a 2002 Saturn SL2 south when it left the road to the right and overcorrected.

According to Arkansas State Police, the car re-entered the road sideways, left the road again to the left, and struck a tree head on.

Church died as a result of the crash, ASP stated.

Three boys, ages 2, 7, and 12, and a 9-year-old girl were injured in the crash. They were sent to a Jonesboro hospital.

The crash report indicated the weather was clear and the road was dry at the time of the incident.

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