Three people have been killed and one transported by medical helicopter to a Springfield hospital for treatment after a car left a highway north of Mountain Home and became submerged in Lake Norfork on Wednesday afternoon.

Killed in the crash were Savannah Burton, age 23 of Mountain Home and two of her children, Londyn Cooney, age 7 and Sydney Steele, age 6 months.

Injured and taken to a Springfield hospital was Burton’s other child, Paris Cooney age 2.

The accident occurred when Burton’s vehicle left Highway 201 near the Pigeon Creek bridge and went into Lake Norfork shortly after noon.No other details about the accident have been released.

The accident is being investigated by the Arkansas State Police, information including names, ages and photo was all released by the family.