Ft. Smith Woman Cited for Leaving the Scene of an Accident


Destiny Burkhart, 21, of Fort Smith was cited on Tuesday, June 23, for leaving the scene of an accident. The accident occurred on Grove Street, near the Middle School, in Mansfield on Monday night, June 22.

Burkhart reported to the Mansfield Police Department that she had looked down to get a drink, and struck an electric pole. Mansfield Police Chief Wayne Robb stated that Burkhart was “scared, and left the scene.”

The department made contact with Burkhart, and on Tuesday, she reported to the station.

The vehicle Burkhart was driving, a Toyota Tundra pickup, sustained extensive damage to the front passenger side, and windshield.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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