Woman killed in accident apparently swerved to avoid small animal in road before collision


A car driven by Eva Smalley, 49, of Fountaintown, ended up in a cornfield near the 2100 block of South Ind. 9 Tuesday morning after being hit by a pickup truck. (Noelle M. Steele / Daily Reporter)

GREENFIELD — Police believe a woman killed in a car accident Tuesday morning was trying to avoid a small animal in the roadway when she swerved into oncoming traffic, causing a head-on collision.

Eva Smalley, 49, of Fountaintown, was killed instantly in the accident in the 2100 block of South Ind. 9 around 8:30 a.m.

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