Pedestrian

A car struck an elderly pedestrian Friday in Little River County.

An Ashdown man walked into the path of a car on U.S. 71 in Ashdown about 5:30 p.m. Friday, and died at the scene.

According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, a southbound 2015 Chevrolet Camero struck Lavern Collins, 83, after Collins walked from the west shoulder of the highway and into car’s path.

The driver of the car was not hurt and was not identified in the report.

The weather was clear and the road was dry.

Trooper Cameron Hankins investigated the fatality.

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