1 dead, 1 injured after head-on crash in Texarkana


TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KSHV) — One person is dead and another was seriously injured following a head-on crash this morning in Texarkana.

The accident happened around 11 a.m. Tuesday on Summerhill Rd.

According to Texarkana, Texas Police, a woman in her 20s was traveling northbound in a grey Ford Focus when she drifted into the southbound lane and collided head-on with a white GMC pickup truck.

The woman identified in the crash is 24-year-old woman, Nicole Burnett, died at the scene.

The driver of the truck, a 61-year-old man, Harry Cogell, was taken to CHRISTUS St. Michael Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities said they don’t expect any charges, but the crash is still under investigation.

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