Amarillo man dead after one vehicle accident

Amarillo man dead after one vehicle accident

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - One man has died after a one vehicle accident Saturday evening.

Around 7:10 p.m., police were dispatched to a crash at the flooded underpass at SE 3rd Ave. and Grant.

Anthony Wayne Norton, 53, was driving a Can Am Spyder westbound on SE 3rd Ave. at Arthur Street.

Norton disregarded traffic barrels and a large road closed sign and struck a crossing arm used to restrict traffic from entering the underpass when it is flooded.

Norton died at the scene as a result of injuries. Justice of the Peace Robert Taylor has ordered an autopsy.

Norton was not wearing a helmet. Speed and alcohol are possible factors in this accident.

The Amarillo Police Department’s Traffic Investigation Squad continues to investigate this accident.

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