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Elderly Couple Missing from Russellville Involved in Wreck

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - An Arkansas Silver Alert that had been issued for a missing Russellville couple has been inactivated after the pair was involved in a fatal wreck.

Lee and Elizabeth Hopkins wrecked Tuesday on Highway 7 near Dover. 

Arkansas State Police say Elizabeth, 90, was killed in the rollover crash.  Lee, 87, was rushed to a hospital for treatment.

The Silver Alert was issued Monday after Mr. Hopkins checked his wife out of an assisted living center for breakfast. The release said both suffered from medical issues.

You can read more about the wreck by clicking here.


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