Elzie Henson Killed in Accident at Summerhill Rd and New Boston Rd in Texarkana, TX

August 31, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Elzie Henson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Summerhill Rd & New Boston Rd, Texarkana, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texarakana Police
Vehicles Involved
Waste Management Truck
Summerhill Rd and New Boston Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Waster Management truck struck a man allegedly sleeping near a dumpster

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a collision that killed a man at Summerhill Rd and New Boston Rd in Texarkana, TX on August 31st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 5:45 a.m. Investigators believe a Western Waste Management truck pulled into alley to collect debris. It has been alleged by sources that a man, identified as 54-year-old Elzie Henson, may have been sleeping near a dumpster in the alley as the truck approached. The truck is said to have struck Henson and fatal injuries were announced at the scene. Additional information was not available.

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