It happened on I-40 eastbound and Whitaker Road. According to the Amarillo Police Department, at around 8:15 PM Tuesday night, a truck with two passengers was coming on to the interstate from the access road at a high rate of speed. The truck hit a curb which caused it to lose control.
The 31 year old female passenger died on the scene while the driver has been transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Amarillo Police tells us the driver was under the influence of narcotics and is being charged with intoxication manslaughter.
The accident is still under investigation.