Deadly scooter accident in Pulaski County

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PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. — A woman is dead and a man injured after the scooter they were riding was struck by a car.

31-year-old Lawanda Lovell of Jacksonville died in the accident.

The 24-year-old driver of the scooter was injured.

It happened in the 8200 block of Highway 161 shortly after 10:00 p.m. Saturday.

According to the preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, the TaoTao scooter moped and a Cadillac collided.

Lovell died on the scene.

The investigation into the cause of the accident is continuing.

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