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Texarkana driver dies in car-truck accident

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Posted: Sunday, February 26, 2012 8:29 am

A Texarkana man was killed Saturday morning when the Ford Escape he was driving collided head-on with a Freightliner tractor-trailer.

Kelly Sherman Jr., 22, of Texarkana, died at the scene. The driver of the truck, Rex Kinney, 50, of Lula, La., was not hurt.

According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Sherman was driving north on U.S. 71 south of the Kiblah community in Miller County when he crossed the center line, striking the southbound truck.

The wreck happened about 6:59 a.m. Sherman was wearing a seat belt. The weather was clear and the road was dry.

Cpl. William Davidson investigated the wreck for the Arkansas State Police.

 

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