Authorities say a woman was killed Friday when the vehicle she was riding pulled into the path of an oncoming traffic.
ASP stated the crash occurred at 12:41 p.m. May 6th at the intersection of Hwy 167 and 157 in Independence County.
According to the preliminary crash report, Linda Leslie, age 71 of Walls, Mississippi, was stopped on Hwy 157 waiting to turn southbound onto Hwy 167.
ASP reported Leslie failed to yield to an oncoming 2020 Cadillac driven by Gracie Pate, age 19 of Judsonia.
The Cadillac struck the driver’s side of Leslie’s 2013 Nissan Sentra, knocking it into a ditch east of Hwy 167.
Both Leslie and Pate were hospitalized with injuries.
Leslie’s passenger, Leatrice Strickland of Pleasant Plains, died in the crash.