Man dead after crashing into semi near Lakeside Drive

Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 8:38 PM CDT
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Amarillo police are investigating a crash after a man was killed crashing into the side of a semi near Lakeside Drive.

On August 2, 2021 at 4:44 PM, APD officers were dispatched to a vehicle vs a Semi crash near Lakeside Drive.

A semi-truck and trailer was stopped south bound at the red light at Lakeside and I-40 frontage road.

A GMC truck, driven by a 45-year-old man, had been traveling south bound near Lakeside at a high rated speed behind the semi.

The driver of the GMC failed to control speed causing the front left of the GMC to strike the back right of the semi-trailer.

The driver of the GMC died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver of the semi was not injured.

The crash is currently being investigated.

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