LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Officers with Arkansas State Police say a White County deputy hit and killed a bicyclist Thursday night.
The cyclist is identified as Harding University student Courtney Book. Heather Beall with Harding University said Book was a 24-year-old graduate student in the College of Education studying for her masters in teaching. She entered the school in 2008 majoring in history with a minor in ancient languages. She received her degree in 2012.
Book's friends say she was a very warm, inviting person with a heart of gold.