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Hit and Run Claims Former Mena Resident

BY MELANIE BUCK –

A former Mena woman has become the victim of a fatal hit-and-run accident. Sandra L. Wagner, age 70, was residing in Alma, Arkansas and was said to be leaving an event at a local church. Wagner was walking along U.S. Hwy. 64 East when she was struck by an unknown vehicle that immediately left. Wagner was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident occurred around 6:50 p.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Weather conditions were listed as clear on the police report, and road conditions were listed as dry.

Police are searching for the suspect who is believed to be driving a white car with possible damage to the front. Police are also reviewing surveillance cameras near the scene.

An account has been set up at Union Bank of Mena to help with the cost of Sandra Wagner’s funeral expenses. To donate, go to Union Bank. All donations are much appreciated by the family of Mrs. Wagner.

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