The victim, Deborah Hildebrand, 46, was running east on Highway 62, according to Prairie Grove police. Captain Jeff O'Brien said a preliminary investigation determined that Jason Purvis, 35 was driving his black Jeep west when it crossed right of roadway and entered onto the shoulder of the highway, hitting the jogger. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver was ticketed for negligent homicide, reckless driving and driving right of roadway.
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