Amarillo residents die in crash near Tucumcari

Amarillo residents die in crash near Tucumcari
Two Amarillo residents have died after a crash near Tucumcari. (Source: Gray News)

QUAY COUNTY, N.M. (KFDA) - Two Amarillo residents have died after a crash near Tucumcari.

Around 7:00 a.m. on Oct. 25, the New Mexico State Police responded to a rollover crash on I-40 near Tucumcari.

Officials say a car was driving wet on I-40 when it left the roadway, struck a culvert and rolled.

The driver, 84-year-old Rena Mozelle Hedrick of Amarillo, suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The passenger, 87-year-old Larry Gordon Hedrick of Amarillo, was taken to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.

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