Amarillo Police: 18-Wheeler Runs Stop Sign Causing Fatal Wreck


Amarillo Police responded to wreck this morning at 6:17 at Willow Creek Avenue and North Dumas Highway. 

Officials say an 18-wheeler was southbound on the Dumas Highway service road when the driver ran the stop sign for southbound traffic and struck a Jeep. 

The driver of the jeep, 67-year-old Kenneth Richard Evenson, had been westbound on Willow Creek.  

Evenson died on scene as a result of injuries received in the collision.  

Justice of the Peace Debbie Horn has ordered an autopsy.  The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

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