4 dead after head-on collision in Potter County

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Four people are dead following a head-on collision Saturday night in Potter County.

It happened just before 11:30 p.m. 12 miles north of Amarillo on US-87.

According to DPS Troopers, Mario Alberto, 35, was driving south in the northbound lanes when he crashed into a vehicle driven by Trey Tipton, 34, of Dumas.

Troopers said Alberto, Tipton, a 5-year-old and 9-year-old were pronounced dead on scene.

A 13-year-old was airlifted to Amarillo with life-threatening injuries.

Troopers told us Alberto is believed to have been drinking alcohol.

This wreck remains under investigation by the Texas Highway Patrol Troopers.

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