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Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-55 in West Memphis

37-year-old Samantha Sheffield (Tupelo, Mississippi) was fatally injured in an accident during the early morning hours on Friday, September 21.

At approximately 4:45 a.m. Ms. Sheffield was struck by a southbound 18-wheeler on I-55 in West Memphis. Ms. Sheffield was walking in the right lane near mile marker 3 on Interstate 55 when she was struck by the 2015 International semi-truck.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

The full Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Interstate 55 South (mile marker 3), West Memphis, Arkansas, Crittenden County: