Police ID wheelchair-bound man killed while crossing road

Police ID man in wheelchair struck by SUV

TEXARKANA, TEXAS (KSLA) - The Texarkana Texas Police Department has released the name of a man killed while attempting to cross the road in his wheelchair on Thursday night.

Marvin Weaver, 68, of Texarkana, Arkansas was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities.

It happened around 8:45 a.m. on Thursday in the 5300 block of Stateline Avenue. According to the preliminary investigation, the driver of an SUV could not see weaver until the vehicle in front of the driver swerved out of the way, leaving him directly in the path of the driver's SUV.

Unable to stop, the SUV struck Weaver.

Weaver's body has been sent to Dallas for an autopsy. The driver was not injured.

The crash is under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time.

Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the crash. Anyone with any information is urged to call TTPD at 903-798-3116.

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