At approximately 11 AM on Saturday, 06/02/2018, the Polk County Sheriffs Office received a report of a drowning victim at the Mt. Fork River on Polk 37 at the old iron bridge. Officers from the Polk County Sheriffs Office, Arkansas State Police, SouthWest EMS, and area fire department personnel responded. The victim, a 10-year-old girl from Nashville, Arkansas, was visiting relatives in the area at the time of the accident. The victim was transported to Mena Regional Medical Center, where she passed away at 12:56 PM. The thoughts and prayers of the Sheriffs Office are with the family in this time of need.
6-5-18 12:22 p.m. kawx.org