Man Killed in Accident with Officer

A man died last night after an Amarillo Police car hit his pick-up, throwing him from the vehicle.

Around 10:30pm, Police say 57 Year Old Tony Joe Griego pulled out in front of the officer at Southeast 10th and Browning.

That caused the officer to hit the pick-up, sending it out of control, throwing the man several feet.

He did not have on a seatbelt, and died instantly.

The officer went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Amarillo Police Traffic Investigation Unit continues investigating.