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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Fall from scooter into oncoming traffic proves deadly to 53-year-old Fort Smith woman

A fifty-three year-old Fort Smith woman died as the result of an incident Thursday involving a 2019 Metro scooter and a 2011 Lexus GS at an intersection on Jenny Lind Road according to information released by the Fort Smith Police Department and the Arkansas State Police.

The ASP Preliminary report posted Friday morning says Sandra Young was driving the scooter southbound on Jenny Lind when she fell from the Metro into oncoming traffic. She was then run over by the northbound Lexus and the injuries resulted in her being declared dead at the scene. according to the report.

According to responding FSPD officer Daniel Vaught conditions were clear and the roadway was dry at the time of the accident, which occurred at 7:26 p.m.

The incorrect date of December 31, 2021 is listed on the crash report that was posted on the ASP website.

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