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Booneville Woman Killed in Highway 23 Hit & Run
BOONEVILLE, AR (News release) - Arkansas State Troopers are investigating a hit and run fatality collision that claimed the life of a Booneville woman last night (Tuesday, June 17).
Joy Duvall, 50, was struck by a vehicle as she walked southbound along the northbound shoulder of State Highway 23 approximately one-half mile south of Highway 10. Duvall was pronounced dead at the scene.
State Troopers assigned to the Highway Patrol Division and Special Agents of the Criminal Investigation Division have questioned residents who live in the area where Duvall was seen walking before she was struck.
Duvall was wearing a light color tank top, denim shorts and athletic shoes. She was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound along Highway 23 about 9:50 p.m.
The Arkansas State Police is asking for anyone with information about a vehicle seen leaving the area of the hit and run scene in Booneville to contact State Police, Troop H Headquarters at Fort Smith by calling (479) 783-5195.