Atkins Woman Dead After Being Ejected In Pope County Crash

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POPE COUNTY (KFSM) – An Atkins woman is dead after being ejected from her vehicle in a Pope County crash on Thursday (March 26), police say.

Monica Lenhart, 31, was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer west on Interstate 40 at the time of the incident, according to a fatality report.

Lenhart drove off the road, struck a culvert and was ejected from her SUV, according to police.

The accident took place at 4:50 a.m. near mile marker 85, the report states.

According to police, it was raining at the time of the accident, and the road was wet.

To read the police report, click here.