80-year-old East Texan killed in crash with 18-wheeler

MARSHALL, TX (KLTV) - MARSHALL, TX - On Thursday, August 5, 2010 at approximately 9:43am Marshall Police Officers as well as Marshall Firefighters/EMT responded to the intersection of FM Road 1997 and Loop 390 in reference to a two vehicle accident involving an 18 wheeler and a four-door passenger car.

Upon arrival to the location it was determined that the passenger car was attempting to turn northbound on Loop 390 from FM Road 1997. The 18- wheeler was traveling southbound on Loop 390 when the collision occurred.

The driver of the passenger car, Helen Watson Black, 80, of Marshall was pronounced deceased on scene by Judge Alford.