Mother, 2 children die after car drives into Mississippi River

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Mother, 2 children die after car drives into Mississippi River. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 7 a.m. on July 28, 2018. (WPVI)

Arkansas authorities are investigating whether a woman deliberately drove into the Mississippi River, killing her and her two young children.

Tire tracks can be seen along the muddy river banks near a bike trail.

Police say they first believed on the 26-year-old driver was inside.

When they pulled the Jeep from the water, they discovered the children.

The family, from Memphis, has not yet been identified.

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