1 killed in wreck on 82

Highway 82 closed for a short time Sunday afternoon. (photo by Field Walsh)

Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department is currently investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Highway 82 Sunday morning.

According to an Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Report, Deborah Tilley, 25, of Texarkana, Ark. was killed in the crash.

The accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning in the 5800 block of E. 9th St.

According to Corporal Kristi Bennett, the accident occurred when a white Chevy Tahoe traveling eastbound struck the rear end of a dark blue blue Chevy Cavalier that was attempting to make a left hand turn.

According to Bennett the sole occupant and driver of the Cavalier, Deborah Tilley, died at the scene. The occupants and the driver of the Tahoe sustained minor injuries.

The accident continues to be investigated.

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