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10.26.09

One Killed, Five Injured In Accident On Hwy 136

NewsChannel 10
By KFDA Assignments Desk

Amarillo, Texas - A 17 year old Canyon girl is dead this afternoon after an accident on the Fritch Highway. D.P.S. troopers say it happened Sunday night just before midnight about 15 miles south of Fritch.

They say the driver, 18 year old Tiffani Anne McKay, became distracted, swerved, then overturned. Two passengers were ejected from the vehicle. 17 year old Dakota Shay Hazen of Canyon was pinned underneath the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A total of four people were transported to the hospital in stable condition. 17 year old Jackson Alexander was also transported to the hospital with a broken neck and is listed in serious condition this afternoon.

Troopers say Hazen and Alexander were not wearing their seatbelts.

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