A Cleveland County woman was killed Thursday night in a single-vehicle accident at Rye.

Robin A. Barton, 53, of Rison was traveling north on Rye Cutoff Road at Gavin Lane when she failed to negotiate a curve on the wet road. Her vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.

The accident occurred at 7:03 p.m. June 1. Travel conditions at the time of the wreck were described as cloudy and the roadway was wet, according to State Police.

Barton’s death was the 189th reported so far this year on an Arkansas roadway.

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