Woman Struck By Truck While Carrying A Child Across The Road In Springdale Has Died

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFSM) — A woman is dead after being struck by a pickup truck while carrying a child across West Sunset Road in Springdale at around 5:00 p.m. Friday (Sept. 13).

The woman has been identified as 34-year-old Roseann Ruma of Springdale. It's unclear what injuries the child she was carrying suffered.

According to a preliminary fatal crash summary by Arkansas State Police,  Ruma and the child were walking south on Sunset when they crossed in front of the driver traveling east.

Police say the driver cooperated with their investigation.

The roadway was described as wet by police at the time of the accident.

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