Texarkana man killed in wreck near De Queen


A 29-year-old Texarkana man was killed in a two vehicle accident Monday near De Queen, Arkansas.

According to an Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary, Wallace A. Wright of Texarkana, Texas was pronounced dead on scene on Highway 71 4 miles east of De Queen.

Wright was traveling northbound on U.S. 71 in a 1999 Dodge Truck when he crossed the center line and collided with a southbound Mack truck.

Niki Barndon, a passenger in Wright’s truck, was transported to CHRISTUS St. Michael Hospital in Texarkana with unknown injuries.

No injuries were reported in the Mack truck.

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