76-Year-Old Wellington Resident Dies in Monday Morning Wreck


DPS responded to a one-vehicle crash Monday morning on SH 203 in Collingsworth County, resulting in the death of one person.

Officials say 76-year-old Richard Harris, of Wellington, was driving a 1998 Ford F-250 west on SH 203, approximately 10 miles west of Wellington. The vehicle veered off of the roadway, collided into a road sign and rolled over multiple times, ejecting Harris from the vehicle.

Harris was airlifted to the hospital in Amarillo where he later died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Harris was not wearing his seat belt.

The road conditions were dry and no other vehicles were involved.

The crash is still under investigation.

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