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Update: Jan. 1 wreck claims life of MS woman

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A Mineral Springs mother has died and her son critically injured in a one-vehicle accident the morning of Jan. 1, according to the Arkansas State Police.

The accident injured driver Shuntal Miller Brown, 49, and Earnest Raheem Brown, 20. The mother succumbed to her injuries Jan. 2.

The pair were northbound on Highway 355 South of Tollette when their 2014 Ford Fusion crossed the centerline, left the roadway, struck a culvert and overturned before striking a utility pole. The younger Brown was ejected.

Mrs. Brown was taken by air ambulance to a Little Rock hospital while her son was transported by ground ambulance to a Texarkana hospital.

ASP Cpl. Mason Glasgow reported the weather condition was cloudy and the road was dry at the time of the accident around 7 a.m.