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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Head-on collision in Madison County kills one, sends one to Springfield hospital

A Fort Smith woman was involved in a two vehicle crash in Madison County on Sunday that resulted in the death of a 69-year-old Green Forest resident, according to a report issued by the Arkansas State Police on Monday.

Police say Elizabeth Woodward was traveling west on Highway 412 just west of Marble when a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by 29-year-old Shawna Lamb of Fort Smith crossed the center line and struck the Woodward vehicle head-on.

Woodward was pronounced dead at the scene,according to the the report. Lamb was taken to Mercy Springfield for treatment of her injuries.

Corporal Shane Alkire, who worked the accident for thee ASP, said conditions were cloudy but the roadway was dry at the time of impact.

Woodward's death is the 136th reported in the state of Arkansas as a highway fatality in 2020.

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