Amarillo Man Dies in Car Accident

An Amarillo man is dead this afternoon following a car accident on Amarillo Boulevard West.

APD tells us 60-year-old George Mike Boyd was driving extremely fast, and hit the back of a van, causing both vehicles to spin out of control.

He then hit a highway support sign.

Boyd died at the scene, but the driver of the van was not injured.

The van's passenger was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.