Man dead following early morning Bowie County crash

Man dead following early morning Bowie County crash
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TEXARKANA, Texas (KSLA) — Investigators are working to learn more about a wreck that left one man dead early Wednesday morning.

Bowie County fatal accident

Jay Michael Lohse, 35, of Fayetteville, Ark., was pronounced dead at the scene.

Crews got the call just before 12:45 a.m. to a two-vehicle crash on US-259, six miles north of the city of Dekalb in Bowie County.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the driver of a pickup with a trailer in tow was heading north on US-259 while Lohse’s car was heading south in the wrong lane.

The driver of the pickup swerved to the left, and Lohse’s car hit the trailer before leaving the roadway. Lohse’s car then struck several trees.

The driver of the pickup apparently was not injured.

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