News: Driver dead after collision with semi-trailer in Phillips County

MARVELL, AR – Arkansas State Police said a driver died after her car crashed into a truck on Sunday afternoon, the Daily Citizen reports.

The victim was identified as 48-year-old Annie Irene Lowery of Searcy.  She was driving a Hyundai Sonata when she was involved in the accident on U.S. Highway 49 north of Marvell in Phillips County. According to investigators, Lowery was heading south when she veered into the northbound lane and slammed into the front of a 2017 Freightliner.

Lowery sustained fatal injuries in the wreck, while two minors were transported to Arkansas Children’s Hospital for treatment of their injuries. No details were released on their conditions.

State police said rainfall had caused wet road conditions at the time of the crash.

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