• Dennis McCaslin

Springdale pedestrian killed Sunday when struck by vehicle on Highway 412

A 34-year-old Springdale woman was killed Sunday when she was struck by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene on Highway 412 near Pleasant South Pleasant Street.

According to a preliminary report released by the Arkansas State Police, Laura Garcia was walking eastbound on Highway 412 when the unknown vehicle struck her and caused injuries that led to her death. Garcia was transported to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

The investigating officer said the road was wet and there was misty rain when the accident occurred.