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September 5th, 2014
A Traskwood woman died of injuries suffered in a hit-and-run accident in Little Rock on Thursday afternoon and Deonte Jones, 18, of Little Rock has been arrested in connection with the incident.
Heather Cater, 22, was struck by Jones who was allegedly driving a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe being pursued by Pulaski County sheriffâ€™s deputies through parking lots on South University Road.
Cater had finished her shift at work and was standing beside her vehicle, speaking with co-workers, at the time of the incident.
Benton Police Department
â€˘A man on South Border Street reported his all-terrain vehicle and utility trailer were stolen.
â€˘Robert Runyan, 69, of Traskwood was arrested at Holland Ball Park and charged with disorderly conduct, carrying a prohibited weapon and aggravated assault. During the same incident, James Dougherty, 65, was cited for disorderly conduct and terroristic threatening.
â€˘James McCool, 38, of Tull and Jessica Higgins, 28, of Benton were both arrested at Relax Inn and charged with drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. They were both also
A Bauxite teen is dead following a two-vehicle accident on North Sardis Road in Saline County. The wreck occurred Tuesday around 12:26 p.m.
Skylar Leigh McDonald, 15, was pronounced dead at the scene by Kevin Cleghorn, deputy corner for Saline County, according to a report released Thursday by the Saline County Sheriff's Office.
McDonald, who was driving a green 2005 Volkswagen Beetle, was southbound on North Sardis Road where she lost control in a curve and entered the northbound lane, witness Meagan Wilson told police.