JOHNSON COUNTY (KFSM) — Traffic on Interstate 40 was rerouted after a woman was hit and killed by multiple vehicles in Clarksville.
Johnson County Sheriff Jimmy Stephens says one woman was hit on the interstate by multiple vehicles and died from her injuries.
Arkansas State Police have identified the woman as 46-year-old Amy Pepperman of Clarksville.
Stephens says Pepperman pulled her vehicle off on the side of the road and he believes she was trying to wave someone down when she was hit by a pickup truck. She was then hit by multiple vehicles after that.
The accident happened around mile marker 54.3.
Westbound traffic was detoured to West Main Street due to the accident.
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