POINSETT COUNTY, AR. (THECOUNT) — Barbara McCormick, of Blytheville, Arkansas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday vehicle crash in Poinsett County.

McCormick, 42, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Greenwood Township Wednesday night.


According to reports, McCormick was operating a Nissan Altima on State Hwy 135 near Co Rd 87 in Lepanto, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 9 p.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then came into contact with a two utility pole guy wires before colliding with a substantial tree.

McCormick was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Poinsett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,583. The county seat is Harrisburg. Poinsett County is included in the Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.