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Woman, 41, killed when vehicle veers off Arkansas highway, hits tree

A 41-year-old woman was killed when her vehicle hit a tree Thursday morning, police said.

In a preliminary report, the Arkansas State Police said the crash occurred about 7:25 a.m. as Jennifer Parnell of Prescott was traveling south on Arkansas 53 in Bodcaw.

Parnell's 2004 Mazda 3 at one point traveled off the highway and crashed into a tree, police said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene by Nevada County Deputy Coroner Brad Karlovec.

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Travel conditions at the time of the crash were clear and dry, police said.

Metro on 05/19/2017

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