Washington County: Woman Dies When Car Crashes into Water

Published 06/16 2014 09:04AM

Updated 06/16 2014 09:12AM

WASHINGTON COUNTY, AR (KNWA) - The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a driver is dead following a one car accident in the Sonora community east of Springdale. 

It happened around 10 p.m. Sunday near the Blue Springs bridge. 

Deputies say after crossing the bridge heading southbound, the car went off the road and down an embankment, into the water. 

Early Monday morning, deputies say dive teams recovered the body of a woman, whose name has not yet been released. 

Authorities say they do not believe there was anyone else involved in the crash. 

The cause remains under investigation.

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