• Dennis McCaslin

Greenwod woman killed in Tuesday morning rear-end accident on US Highway 71

Jennifer Barger, 27, of Greenwood s died from injuries sustained in a rear-end crash on Tuesday morning on U.S. 71 in rural Sebastian County.

The preliminary investigation revealed Barger was driving on U.S. 71 near Old Jenny Lind Loop when she rear-ended another vehicle that was slowing to make a turn.

She suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Another person involved in the accident was taken to Mercy Health in Fort Smith for treatment,

Investigating trooper Ronald J. Elkins said the weather was clear and the road was dry when the accident occurred.

Her death is the 128th of the year on Arkansas roadways compared to 132 for the same time period a year ago,

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