Pedestrian Loses Life on Jarvis Pkwy in Texarkana Early Thursday Morning
The Texarkana Texas Police are reporting a 41 year old Texarkana man was struck and killed by a vehicle early this morning on 369/Jarvis Parkway, just north of West 7th Street.
Charles French, of Texarkana Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the Press Release, at approximately 5:50 this morning, French was driving southbound on 369/Jarvis Parkway and stopped to retrieve an item that had fallen off his vehicle. After walking several hundred yards back up the road, French was struck by another southbound vehicle while he was apparently looking for the item in the roadway. The other vehicle was driven by Jeffrey Anderson, 55, of Woodlands, Texas.
The crash remains under investigation, but no charges are expected to be filed.
Southbound traffic on 369/Jarvis Parkway was diverted onto the service road for approximately 1.5 hours this morning while the crash was being investigated.