UPDATE JULY 11, 2023
The Benton Police Department on Tuesday released the name of an adult female who died in traffic on Interstate 30 in Benton on July 5th. The woman was Hannah Eddington Lamb, age 31 of Nashville, Tennessee. Read more in the original article below.
PREVIOUSLY JULY 5, 2023
A woman died Wednesday from injuries in an incident on the Interstate. Benton Police officers responded to a call on Interstate 30 at the Carpenter Street / Highway 35 overpass just before 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 5th, 2023.
The call was in reference to a pedestrian in the roadway. The location was the eastbound section of Interstate in front of Olive Garden and Waffle House.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a female victim suffering from fatal injuries. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. No identification is being released, pending notification of next of kin.
The BNPD Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and assumed the investigation which remains ongoing. No foul play is suspected.
Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Benton Police Department at 501-776-5947 or 501-778-1171, or you can send an anonymous text to 847411 with the keyword BENTONPD in the body of the message.
Watch this page for any updates to the story.