Texarkana– Female Pedestrian Struck and Killed on North Kings Highway
Posted on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 5:44 am
Early Saturday morning, a fatal pedestrian collision on North Kings Highway caused the death of a woman, according to a local news source.
At around 6:00 a.m., police officers responded to a car accident in the 4000 block of N. Kings Highway. A gray Jeep Compass SUV was heading south on the highway when it struck a woman that walking near the road. Initial investigation suggests that the victim walked in front of the vehicle.
The pedestrian was identified as Samantha Desmarais from Texaskana. She was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency crews.
Police said that Desmarais may not be able to hear the passing vehicle as she was wearing earphones at the time of the accident.
No charges have been made as the investigation is still in progress.
Anyone who has information relevant to the crash is encouraged to get in touch with the investigators.
Our deepest sympathies to the victims of this unfortunate event. We strongly believe that the Danbury Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Injuries caused by vehicle collisions can vary from crash to crash. Some injuries may heal within a span of days while others could paralyze a victim’s body for a month. The most commonly known car accident injuries include neck and chest and head and back injuries. Broken and ligament damages are also quite common.
Being a victim of a collision is an overwhelming experience. If you are a passenger in a car involved in crash, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention for yourself and anyone who needs it. After this, you’ll want to alert your insurance provider regarding damages or injuries you sustained from the collision. To submit a claim, you would need to gather documents supporting your claim. These may include a video of the scene or a photograph of the damages to the vehicles, police reports stating the facts of the accident, and medical records indicating the severity of your injury, to name a few.