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Fatal accident shuts down morning traffic near Loop 335 and N. Whitaker

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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

UPDATE: Officials have confirmed the driver of a motorcycle involved in Tuesday morning's accident near Loop 335 and N. Whitaker is dead.

The Texas Department of Safety says a pickup traveling northbound on N. Whitaker failed to yield the right of way and struck the driver of the motorcycle traveling eastbound on Loop 335. The identity of the motorcycle driver has not been released.

The motorcyclist was later identified as Larry Jobe, 52, of Amarillo. 

Traffic was blocked eastbound at Loop 335 and N. Whitaker as emergency crews worked to clear the scene.

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