I-30 in Bowie County reopened after morning fatality accident

BOWIE COUNTY, TX (KSLA) - The eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 between Texarkana and Mount Pleasant have reopened after a major wreck mid-Thursday morning.

Texas State Police say an 18-wheeler was on the shoulder having a flat tire repaired when a small car slammed into the rear of the big rig's trailer.

The impact killed a female passenger in the car. The driver was taken to an area hospital.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was in his cab when the crash happened and was not hurt.