Driver of car charged with intoxication manslaughter in fatal crash

(photo by Field Walsh | TXK Today)
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Texarkana, Texas Police have identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash on New Boston Rd. as 29-year-old Sklyar Crenshaw of Texarkana.

On September 3rd at 6:38 PM officers were dispatched to a report of a major crash at New Boston Rd and Reading Ave.

According to police, upon an investigation it was determined a 2002 Honda Civic occupied by the driver, Callie Jones, 58, of Texarkana, Texas and a passenger Rodney Huff, 59, of Texarkana, Texas was traveling south on Reading Ave. Jones stopped at the stop sign, then proceeded into the intersection where she struck a 2005 Honda Motorcycle operated by Skylar Crenshaw, 29, of Texarkana, Texas. The force of the impact caused Crenshaw to be ejected from the motorcycle and strike a utility pole support cable.

According to police, Crenshaw wasn’t wearing a helmet and died on scene as a result of his injuries. Jones suffered no injuries but exhibited signs of intoxication. Standard Field Sobriety Tests were conducted and she failed the tests. Jones was booked into the Bi-state Justice Center for intoxication manslaughter. No bond has been set.

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The investigation is being conducted by the Texarkana Texas Traffic unit. Anyone with information on the crash can call 903-798-3116 and ask for the Traffic Unit.

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