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Arkansas-side woman dies in two-car accident

Arkansas-side woman dies in two-car accident

March 21st, 2018 by Gazette Staff in Texarkana News
Crime scene tape blocks part of Richmond Road after a fatal vehicle accident on Monday at Richmond and Wheeler. A Texarkana, Ark., woman was killed in the accident.

Crime scene tape blocks part of Richmond Road...

Photo by Lori Dunn /Texarkana Gazette.

A Texarkana, Ark., woman was killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle accident on Richmond Road.

LaQuonia Hopkins, 30, died at the scene, said Shawn Vaughn, spokesman for Texarkana, Texas, Police Department.

The accident happened at 5:27 p.m. at Richmond and Wheeler. Hopkins was eastbound on Wheeler Street, crossing Richmond Road when her 2003 Toyota Avalon was struck in the driver's side door by a 2000 Ford Mustang that was southbound in the 900 block of Richmond, Vaughn said.

The driver of the Mustang, Kalob Doyle, 25, of Texarkana, Ark., was taken to a local hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

Part of Richmond Road between Summerhill Road and College Drive was closed for a while as traffic was rerouted because of the accident.

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