One killed in crash at Golinda


The Department of Public Safety reports one woman was killed in a multiple vehicle accident near Golinda in Falls County Wednesday.

A DPS spokesman said the call came in at 6:48 a.m. regarding the crash on Highway 77.

He says a blue SUV hydroplaned while going north and passed infront of a semi going south, causing the crash. The SUV’s driver, 57-year-old Carol Pruitt of Lott, died at the scene. The truck driver went to the hospital with a possible injury.

Other law enforcement agencies reported numerous minor accidents as heavy rains moved through the area during the morning rush hour. 

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