Amarillo Police: 23-year-old dies in early morning wreck on South Georgia

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A man is dead after an early morning single vehicle wreck in south Amarillo.

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Amarillo Police continue to investigate an early morning fatal wreck on the 5700 block of South Georgia.

Officials said the driver, Shawn Miller, Jr., 23, of Wichita Fallas, lost control of his vehicle, crossed over the northbound lanes, and struck a steel power transmission pole on the east side of the road.

The driver’s vehicle continued south for about half a block before coming to a rest.

The driver was transported to a local area hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Police said speed is a factor.

The crash is still under investigation.

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