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Gravette woman killed in crash involving commercial vehicle

A Gravette woman was killed after being struck by a commercial vehicle in Bella Vista on Tuesday.

BELLA VISTA, Ark. — A Gravette woman was killed Tuesday in a wreck in Bella Vista. 

According to a release from the City of Bella Vista, officers and EMS personnel responded to the intersection of Ark. Highway 279 and Rogers Road at 1:35 p.m. for a vehicle accident. 

Once on scene, Heather Hufford, 44, of Gravette, was found. 

City officials say Hufford was driving a Chevy Tahoe and attempting a left turn from Rogers Road onto Ark. Highway 279 when her vehicle was struck on the driver's side by a large commercial truck northbound on the highway. 

Hufford was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the commercial truck was not injured. 

The incident remains under investigation. 

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