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Fatal car accident at 12th & N. Adams

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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo police are still investigating a fatal accident that happened this morning at 12th and North Adams.

An SUV traveling south on Adams struck a Cadillac driving east on 12th, and police believe speed and running a stop sign were both factors.

69-year-old Melchisedec Jackson was driving the Cadillac and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the SUV walked away from the scene but was detained two blocks away.

He is now in police custody for questioning and his name will be released after he is booked into the jail.

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