Atlanta, Texas couple killed in accident with log truck

Atlanta couple killed in accident

TEXARKANA, TEXAS – The Texarkana Texas Police Department said that an Atlanta, Texas couple was killed in an accident involving a log truck Thursday night at the intersection of South Lake Drive and Buchanan Road in Texarkana, Texas.

Police said that 82-year-old Norma Ware from Atlanta died at the scene of the accident. Mrs. Ware’s husband, 84-year-old Lawrence Ware from Atlanta died at Wadley hospital in Texarkana where he was taken after the fatal accident.

Couple from Atlanta struck while attempting turn

Mrs. Ware was the passenger of the 2010 Lexus that her husband Lawrence Ware was driving south on South Lake Drive. Police said Mr. Ware attempted a left turn on to Buchanan Road. Police said the log truck driven by 60-year-old Willis Walker from Ogden, Arkansas struck the Ware’s Lexus.

Mr. Walker was transported to Christus St. Michael, where he was treated and released, police said.

The Texarkana, Texas police said that officers continue to investigate the crash.  If anyone has information that might be relevant to that investigation, they are asked to contact the Texarkana Texas Police Department at 903-798-3116.