Amarillo Woman Killed Near Vega

An Amarillo woman is dead following a car accident near Vega on Interstate 40.

Department of Public Safety troopers say the accident happened just before 2:00 Sunday afternoon in Oldham county 1 mile west of Vega.

57 year old Melodie Owen veered off the road as she headed east and hit an overpass pillar. Owen died at the scene.