.An Arkansas woman has been tragically killed in a freak accident while camping in Hot Springs. A truck rolled over onto the tent and killed the woman who was inside. According to Arkansas State Police, the woman was camping with another man who claims he and a man driving a truck got into a verbal altercation. The man driving the truck left during the argument, only to later come back and ram his truck onto the camper’s vehicle which then rolled over and smashed the tent next to it. The woman was in the tent at the time and was tragically killed. The driver of the truck quickly left the scene of the fatal accident. Authorities were called to the 2700 block of East Grand Ave. The Garland County Sheriff's Department, along with Arkansas State Police and the Hot Springs Police Department are looking for the driver of the truck. The woman’s name has not been released, and the accident is still being investigated.
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