MONTICELLO, AR – Authorities said an elderly woman died after being hit by a vehicle in a store parking lot in Drew County Friday afternoon, reports the Deltaplex News.
The accident happened at a Walmart on Highway 425 in Monticello at about 3:00 p.m. The Arkansas State Police said a man driving a Nissan Sentra was pulling out of a parking space when he collided with five parked vehicles and struck a woman who was unloading a cart outside one of the vehicles.
The woman, identified as 86-year-old Esther M. Hudson of Monticello, was pronounced dead after being transported to Drew Memorial Hospital. No other injuries were reported in the crash. The driver of the Nissan has not yet been identified.