Fouke Superintendent Killed in Lonoke County Car Crash

Paulette Smith, the superintendent of Fouke School District was killed January 21, 2009 when her car was hit by a truck that spun around after being hit by another vehicle at the intersection of Highway 5 and Highway 89 (in Lonoke County). The car that hit the pick up truck failed to stop at a red light. Jody Sipes, of Jacksonville, driver of the pick up truck was hurt in the accident. No details were available regarding her condition.