Mountain Home Woman Dies Following Police Pursuit

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - Authorities say a Mountain Home woman died in a car crash after a brief police pursuit.

Arkansas State Police say 47-year-old Angela Major died in the crash on Arkansas 5 outside Mountain Home early Saturday.  According to police, Trooper Daniel Riley tried to pull over Major's car after it was swerving toward the center line of the highway.

In a report, Riley said that Major was driving too fast for him to pull her over, and that the car went off the highway at a curve.  Major was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the Baxter Regional Medical Center.

The investigation is ongoing.

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