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Icy roads claim life of ER woman

Thursday, February 5, 2009

An Eagle Rock woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash at the junction of Highways 62 and 72 in Pea Ridge, Ark., on Jan. 26.

According to the Arkansas State Police, the crash occurred when Terry Kelly, 56, who was driving a 2006 Suzuki sport utility vehicle, lost control on the icy roadway. The vehicle traveled into a ditch and overturned. Kelly was ejected from the vehicle and it rolled on top of her.

Kelly was not wearing a seat belt when the crash occurred at 2:38 p.m.

Other traffic crashes

* On Sunday, three Cassville youngsters sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Farm Road 2212 five miles south of Cassville. The crash occurred when Justin D. Ruark, 31, of Cassville, who was driving a 2002 Dodge pickup, lost control on an ice-covered roadway. The vehicle skidded off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Devin Ruark, 7, Kyle Ruark, 10, and Levi Ruark, 11, were taken to Cox South Hospital in Springfield. The crash occurred at 8:55 p.m.

* Two Cassville women sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Highway Y three miles north of Cassville on Sunday. The crash occurred when a 1994 Ford Explorer, driven by Angela Paine, 37, crossed the center line and struck a 2002 Ford Explorer, driven by Paul Willis, 56, of Cassville, head on. Paine and Willis' passenger, Connie Willis, 47, were taken by ambulance to St. John's Hospital-Cassville. The crash occurred at 4:30 p.m.

* Last Thursday, a Wheaton man sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Highway B one-half mile west of Purdy. The crash occurred when a 1998 Plymouth, driven by Jeffrey Holenda, 25, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Holenda was taken by ambulance to Cox Monett Hospital. The crash occurred at 9:05 a.m.

* A Cassville woman sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on Farm Road 1097 four miles south of Cassville last Wednesday. The crash occurred when Michael Shake, 43, of Cassville, who was driving a 1993 Ford Escort, lost control on an ice-covered roadway. The vehicle skidded off the roadway and struck a tree. Shake's passenger, Alice Shake, 44, was taken by ambulance to Cox Monett Hospital. The crash occurred at 7:30 p.m.



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