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Wreck claims life of Childress man

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Clarendon, TX - A Childress man is dead after a wreck near Clarendon.

DPS tells us 77 year old Johnnie Lee Lott was headed eastbound on US 287 at mile marker 178 Monday afternoon.

As a result of the heavy rain and low visibility, Lott stopped his vehicle and was struck by a pickup that was traveling behind.

Both cars went into the median.

Lott was pronounced dead on scene and his wife, 77 year old June Lott, was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the pickup was not injured.