Fatal Wreck North of Canadian

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 07/08 2014 01:09PM

Updated 07/08 2014 05:22PM

CANADIAN – DPS is reporting a fatal two-vehicle wreck 16 miles north of Canadian.

DPS reports an SUV was traveling northbound on US 83 when it crossed over into the southbound lane. DPS reports that the vehicle failed to yield when turning left from US 83 onto FM 281.

An 18-wheeler hit the SUV on the right passenger side.

Fernando Ortiz and Leticia Ortiz died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not hurt.

Everyone was wearing a seat belt. 

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