The Texarkana Texas Police are investigating an overnight traffic accident that claimed the life of a 17 year old male.
Police say the crash occurred in the 1900 block of St. Michael Drive. The deceased driver has been identified as 17 year old Houston Hart, of Texarkana, Texas.
Officers were dispatched to a report of a major crash at 2:15AM FridayI where a single vehicle rolled over. Investigators were able to determine a 2013 Smart Car was traveling west on St. Michael Dr. near Summerhill Rd.
Police say according to the passenger in the vehicle, 18 year old Breanna McCarley, Hart realized he was going to miss an exit and turn the vehicle hard to the right. Investigators believe Hart’s vehicle was traveling to fast to make the turn and went into a skid. The vehicle then struck a curb and rolled over. Hart wasn’t wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle. Hart died at the scene as a result of his injuries. McCarley was wearing a seat belt and was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.