Ashdown woman killed in wreck on Highway 71


TEXARKANA, TX – Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a two vehicle crash on US-71, approximately 1.5 miles north of Texarkana around 8:40 Wednesday morning.

The preliminary crash investigation indicates a 2009 Mack Truck-Tractor, towing a Trailer, was traveling north in the right lane of US-71 when struck from behind by a 2007 Honda 4-door passenger car.


The Honda driver, Courtney Kaylyn Jewell, a 23-year-old female from Ashdown, Ark. was pronounced dead on scene by Justice of the Peace Nancy Talley.

The Truck-Tractor driver, Glenn Paul Fuller, 34 year old male from Texarkana and passenger, Doug Cochran, also from Texarkana, TX were not injured.

This is an ongoing investigation. No additional information is available at this time.

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