Magnolia woman dies, another injured in Saturday afternoon I-30 crash

Arkansas

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (KTAL/KSHV) – A 26-year-old Magnolia woman died and a passenger in her car was injured following a Saturday afternoon crash on Interstate 30.

Helen Membreno died of her injuries, while her passenger, 65-year-old Myrna Gomez was injured, after being rear-ended by another vehicle, according to Arkansas State Troopers

According to the preliminary investigation just after 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Membreno was driving a 2012 Ford easbound on I-30 at log mile 72.66, when she slowed for traffic and was hit from behind by a 2017 Dodge truck.

Gomez was taken to Baptist Medical Center in Arkadelphia for treatment.

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