Authorities release identity of 3 involved in deadly crash on FM 1061 near Valle de Oro

Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 10:52 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 15, 2022 at 1:34 PM CDT
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Authorities said one person is dead and two others are injured after a crash this morning on Farm-to-Market Road 1061 near Valle de Oro.

About 9:40 a.m. today, three vehicles crashed, causing two to catch fire.

Texas Department of Public Safety said a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer, driven by 29-year-old Nehemias Trevino, of Amarillo, was southbound on 1061.

A U-Haul box truck hauling a passenger car on a dolly trailer, driven by 51-year-old Sonny Reynolds, of Panama City, Florida, was northbound on 1061.

A pickup truck, driven by 51-year-old Crystal Taylor-Reynolds, of Panama City, Florida, was northbound behind the U-Haul.

For unknown reasons, the truck tractor veered into the northbound lane and collided head on with the U-Haul, causing the pickup truck to collide into the back of the U-Haul.

Upon impact, the truck tractor and U-Haul became fully engulfed in fire, causing the pickup truck to also to catch fire.

Reynolds was pronounced dead on scene, Trevino was transported by Lifestar to a hospital with serious injuries, and Taylor-Williams was taken to a hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.

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