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Red River search continues for missing Ashdown woman

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The search for a missing Ashdown, Arkansas woman has resumed. Earlier this month, three people were outside their vehicles after an earlier accident on an icy bridge on I-30 near Fulton when a commercial truck jackknifed and slid toward them. Two people leapt over the guardrail and into the water during 29 degree weather.

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One person was recovered almost immediately but the other, 42 year-old Janice Northcross, remained missing. Employees of the state Game and Fish Commission and water-rescue units from Hempstead and Miller counties were called to the scene to participate in the search.

About a week after the incident, the search for Northcross was suspended.

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On Thursday, search efforts along the Red River resumed after a cadaver dog hit on a spot Tuesday in the river where it is believed that Northcross' remains may be. Dive teams, the sheriff's office and employees of the state Game and Fish Commission are currently searching for Northcross.

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