Woman dies after being struck by vehicle on Highway 65


A woman has died after being struck by a vehicle early Saturday morning.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. on Highway 65 south of Pine Bluff.

The woman has been identified as 37-year-old LaShandra Whittington of Little Rock.

According to Arkansas State Police, Whittington was laying in the roadway when a vehicle traveling southbound on highway 65 struck her.

The investigation into this accident continues and her body has been taken to the State Crime Lab.