Accident in Boone County claims 1 life, injures 5

Photo: Courtesy Harrison Daily Times

One person was killed and five others injured in a single-vehicle crash in Boone County Monday morning. The Arkansas State Police (ASP) identified the victim as 32-year-old Fatima Moro of Clarksville.

The four injured include 55-year-old Vernonica Moro and 38-year-old Ludgerio Elizondo, both of Clarksville, along with three minors whose names, ages and hometowns are not listed on the report. The injured were taken to North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison.

According to the preliminary fatal crash summary from the ASP, the crash occurred when the vehicle driven by Elizondo left the roadway and struck a tree with the front passenger side.

The crash occurred at 10:07 Monday morning on State Highway 43 in the Gaither community.

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