Amarillo police identify woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-40 near Pullman Road
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Amarillo police have identified the woman who died after a head-on crash today at I-40 and Pullman Road.
The crash happened around 9:25 a.m. when police say a white SUV was driving the wrong way on eastbound I-40 and hit a pickup.
The pickup flipped over after the initial impact had pushed it into a semi truck.
The driver of the white SUV was identified as 72-year-old Myretta Gowdy. She was pronounced dead on the scene.
The drivers of the two other cars involved were taken to a hospital in stable condition.
I-40 eastbound was closed in the area for several hours as crews worked the scene. The road was reopened around 2:30 p.m.
The Amarillo Police Traffic Investigation Unit is investigating the crash.
Amarillo: Eastbound I-40 near Pullman Rd. is OPEN to traffic again. The detour has been removed. pic.twitter.com/dZnJmamOVS— TxDOTAmarillo (@TxDOTAmarillo) March 29, 2023
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