Man dead after crashing into semi near Lakeside Drive
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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