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Fatal#: 358     Date Rec'd: 07/31/2007     Time Rec'd: 1:55pm     Operator #: DAWSON  
Accident #: 318     Station Sending SPTK     Date: 07/31/2007     #(01) Killed   #(03) Injured
Date of Accident: 07/22/2007   Time of Accident: 3:42pm   Location: I-30WB @ 104.4MM  
City: MALVERN   County: HOT SPRING    
 
KILLED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
JAN L. SMITH (1)   12/04/1953   2309 LAUREL ST., TEXARKANA, AR   F   X      
             
Additional Killed
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. CHEV TK 2003 WEST I-30 2. CHEV SUV 2004 EAST I-30
Additional Vehicles
 
What Happened?     V-1 WAS WESTBOUND ON I-30, V-2 WAS EASTBOUND ON I-30, V-2 LOST CONTROL, CROSSED THE MEDIAN INTO THE WESTBOUND LANE OF TRAFFIC, OVERCORRECTED, SENDING THE VEHICLE INTO A SIDEWARD YAW, V-2 TRAVELED 97 FEET IN THE WRONG DIRECTION BEFORE IMPACT WITH V-1. V-2 WAS THEN FORCED INTO THE REAINING WALL. VEH-2 PROPELLED OVER THE RETAINING WALL DECENDING 40 FEET BEFORE COMING TO REST. MS. SMITH DIED 7/31/07 AT 930AM, ST. VINCENT HOSPITAL IN LITTLE ROCK, AR.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  TRP ZACH OWENS 216 Agency:  ASP TROOP K
 
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