Police & Fire

Malvern woman dies in rollover

A Malvern woman died Wednesday afternoon in a rollover accident on Highway 67.

The accident happened south of the U.S. Highway 171 intersection near Glen Rose.

The accident happened on U.S. Highway 67 south of its intersection with U.S. Highway 171. | Google Maps

Penny Whitlock, 59, of Malvern, was killed in the accident. She was traveling north in a Kia Soul when the vehicle left the roadway to the right, striking a culvert, according to an Arkansas State Police fatal crash summary. The vehicle went airborne, flipping “multiple times” and ejecting Whitlock from the cab.

The accident happened at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2023, under cloudy skies and wet roads, according to Trooper Dustin Arnold who investigated the accident.