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Rainy Interstate 40 Wreck Near Alma Results in Minor’s Death

An unnamed minor was fatally injured in an accident on Sunday, July 29. The accident occurred shortly before 9:15 a.m. on Interstate 40 in Crawford County.

58-year-old Margaret Vaughn of Clarksville (Tennessee) was headed east on Interstate 40 in a 2014 Subaru Forrester. Near mile marker 17 Ms. Vaughn lost control of the vehicle and it left the south side of the interstate traveling into a ditch before colliding with a tree.

Ms. Vaughn and a second unnamed minor were both injured in the accident.

Weather conditions at the time were reportedly rainy and road conditions wet.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Interstate 40 near mm 17, Alma, Arkansas, Crawford County: