An Ashley County woman was killed Monday morning in a one-vehicle accident near Portland.
Joyce Rita Barbee, 67, of Montrose was traveling north on Highway 165, north of Portland when her vehicle crossed the center line into the southbound lane of the highway, went into a ditch then struck a tree, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.
Barbee died at the scene of the accident.
The accident occurred at 9:35 a.m. The weather was clear and the roadway was dry, according to the accident report.