West Fork woman dies in Tuesday crash

Posted: November 9, 2017 at 1:01 a.m.

A Northwest Arkansas women died in an accident Tuesday, according to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police.

A West Fork woman was killed late Tuesday when the vehicle she was driving ran off a state highway, hit a boulder and overturned, the state police said.

It happened about 11:10 p.m. on Arkansas 265 near Fairview Lane southeast of Fayetteville in Washington County, according to the report.

State police said Brittney Hampton, 37, was driving a 2014 Chevrolet north when she crossed the southbound lanes at a curve. The vehicle then ran down an embankment, struck a boulder and overturned, the report said.

Hampton suffered fatal injuries, but no one else was listed as being hurt.

The weather at the time was said to be clear and roads were dry.

NW News on 11/09/2017