ASHDOWN, Ark. -- A woman was killed Friday when she was struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 71.
Lavern Collins, 83, of Ashdown, Arkansas, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police.
The accident happened at 5:30 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 71 in Ashdown.
A 2015 Chevrolet Camaro was traveling south on the highway when the pedestrian walked from the west shoulder of the highway and entered the southbound lane where she was struck by the vehicle, according to the report.