Fatal pedestrian crash on Hilltop in Jonesboro

Woman hit by a vehicle on hilltop in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police and firefighters responded to the scene of a fatal crash Thursday night involving a vehicle and a pedestrian in the 4100-block of East Johnson Avenue.

Jonesboro Police worked a motor vehicle accident earlier this evening at the intersection of Johnson Ave. and Pleasant...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Thursday, January 9, 2020

Angel George, 18, died after a vehicle hit her in the Hilltop area near Dairy Queen, according to the Jonesboro Police Department.

The crash happened around 9:10 p.m.

Sgt. Lane Holmes said officers found George lying in the grass when they arrived at the scene.

Firefighters performed CPR on George until she was taken to NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital where she later died.

According to the Arkansas State Police fatal crash summary., George was in the outside westbound lane when she was struck by a 2017 GMC Sierra.

We know when officers responded to the scene and were directing traffic, one of them was almost hit by a car.

This serves as a reminder for people to slow down when approaching the scene of an accident or move over if there are emergency lights flashing.

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