Kentucky Resident Fatally Injured in West Memphis Wreck

73-year-old Jane Beamer (Glasgow, Kentucky) was fatally injured in an accident that took place at 5:48 a.m. on Wednesday, September 26.

Ms. Beamer was headed west on Interstate 40 in West Memphis near mile marker 283. Ms. Beamer was traveling in the inside lane of I-40 in a 2011 Buick when she struck the rear of a 2014 Ford Escape also headed west in the inside lane of Interstate 40. The Ford Escape struck a concrete barrier and overturned. Ms. Beamer’s vehicle continued west until leaving the roadway and hitting an embankment.

Zachary T. Masters was listed as not injured.

Conditions at the time of the accident were reportedly clear and dry.

The full Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Interstate 40 Westbound, Mile Marker 283, West Memphis, Arkansas, Crittenden County:

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