LONOKE, Ark. — Arkansas State Police reported a woman was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 40 in Lonoke Thursday afternoon.
According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the victim stepped into the path of an eastbound Freightliner semi near mile marker 168 at about 4 p.m.
She was hit by the truck, which then jackknifed before coming to a stop in the right lane of the interstate.
The woman’s identity was not immediately released.
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