Woman, girl killed in Calhoun County crash

BEARDEN, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police say a Bearden woman and a 9-year-old girl were killed in a car crash in Calhoun County.

State police say 27-year-old Lacy Welch was driving south on Arkansas 79 on Wednesday morning when she rear-ended a tractor-trailer in front of her. Welch was killed in the crash along with 9-year-old Alexia Welch.

State police say the driver of the tractor-trailer wasn't injured in the collision.

A preliminary report says conditions were dry and clear at the time of the fatal crash.

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