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Texarkana man killed in wreck with 18-wheeler

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A 73-year-old Texarkana man was killed Tuesday when his Dodge Caravan was hit by an 18 wheeler while traveling on I30 in Bowie County (Photo source: Jennifer Daniels) A 73-year-old Texarkana man was killed Tuesday when his Dodge Caravan was hit by an 18 wheeler while traveling on I30 in Bowie County (Photo source: Jennifer Daniels)
TEXARKANA, TX (KSLA) -

A Texarkana, Texas man was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle accident on I-30 in Bowie County.

Texas authorities say Thomas Smith Jr., 73, was killed shortly after 3 p.m. as he was driving eastbound in a Dodge Caravan near the Red River Army Depot exit when his van was struck in the rear by an 18-wheeler. Smith was pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m. at the scene.

The driver of the 18-wheeler, Barnard McDaniel, was not injured. McDaniel also had been driving eastbound at mile marker 207 near New Boston when the accident occurred.

Texas authorities say the accident is under investigation.

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