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Pedestrian dead after crash on North State Line Avenue

Pedestrian dead after crash on North State Line Avenue

April 19th, 2019 by Staff Reports in Texarkana News

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a vehicle and killed as he was attempting to cross North State Line Avenue late Thursday night, according to police.

Marvinv Weaver, 68, of Texarkana Ark., died as a result of his injuries, according to Shawn Vaughn, Texarkana, Texas, Police Department spokesman.

Tina Turner, 69, of New Boston, was driving a 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe in the inside southbound lane of the 5300 block State Line Avenue at approximately 8:45 p.m. Thursday,

Weaver was attempting to cross State Line Avenue toward Arkansas in his wheelchair.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Turner could not see Weaver until the vehicle in front of her suddenly swerved to avoid him, leaving him directly in the path of her vehicle, according to Vaughn.

Unable to stop, her vehicle struck Weaver.

Weaver was pronounced dead at the scene. His body is being sent to Dallas for an autopsy.

Turner was not injured.

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

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the TTPD at 903-798-3116.

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