• Dennis McCaslin

Fort Smith woman dead after being struck in crosswalk at the intersection of North O and North 50th



An 83-year-old Fort Smith woman was killed just before 8am Friday morning when she was struck by a 2017 Ford at the intersection of North O and North 50th Street, according to the Fort Smith Police Department.


A preliminary accident report filed witt the Arkansas state Police says Mary Cross was in the crosswalk at the busy intersection when the westbound Ford turned south and pushed her down the street o North 50th.


Cross was transported to Mercy Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.


Conditions were clear and the pavement was dry at the time of the accident.


The deadly pedestrian accident resulted in the death of the 396th individual killed on Arkansas roadways and streets in 2021.




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