Wednesday night crash at Tarrant / Wise county line kills one person

The Tarrant County Medical’s Examiner has confirmed one person died at the scene of a major accident last night on FM 718 just east of Newark.

As we first posted last night just after 6:30pm, a vehicle crash was reported on FM 718 / Avondale Haslet Road near the Meadowlands subdivision approximately two miles east of Newark proper.

There is no information on how many vehicles were involved, but a possible head-on collision was reported. One vehicle was reported to have sustained severe damage.

FM 718 was closed in both directions while Tarrant County Sheriffs Office deputies investigated the crash.

A late-20’s year old female died in this crash.

If additional information is obtained, it will be provided below.