A Star City woman died and another person was injured in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday in Lincoln County, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.

Maria Elvira Heflin, 62, was traveling east on Arkansas 114 in Lincoln County when the 2003 GMC Sierra she was driving overcorrected and rotated clockwise before entering a ditch and overturning. Heflin was ejected from the vehicle and died in the accident, according to the preliminary accident report.

The accident report indicated that another person was injured in the accident but the report did not identify the injured person.

The accident occurred at 11:27 a.m. on February 6. Travel conditions were cloudy and the roadway was dry at the time of the accident, according to the accident report.

At least 25 people have died on Arkansas roads this year, according to preliminary figures.



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