1 dead, 1 injured in wreck on Highway 59 near Texarkana

Published: Jul. 1, 2022 at 3:34 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 2, 2022 at 12:20 PM CDT
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TEXARKANA, Texas (KSLA) - First responders were called to a fatal wreck at around 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 1.

The incident took place on Highway 59 near Highway 2148, just south of Texarkana. Texarkana Police Department said that a 2003 Ford Expedition had lost control and went into the median where it crashed into a guard rail and then rolled over. As the vehicle rolled the passenger, Kayla Parris, a 27-year-old female from Atlanta, Texas, was ejected from the Expedition. The driver, Zamanthyre Haire, a 36-year-old male from Texarkana survived and was not injured. Parris was pronounced dead and transported to Texarkana Funeral Home.

Supposedly neither Haire nor Parris was wearing their seatbelts.

Officials say the SUV was headed north when they crashed. The cause of the single-vehicle wreck is still under investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.

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