Colo. resident killed in wreck near Amarillo

Published: Apr. 11, 2016 at 3:25 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 11, 2016 at 4:25 PM CDT
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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - A wreck between a semi-truck and a car over the weekend claimed the life of a man from Colorado.

Sunday morning at around 6:30, Texas state troopers say a semi-truck driver was traveling on FM 1912 when he took a left turn onto US 287 near Amarillo.

Troopers say he failed to yield right-of-way to a Corvette that was traveling on US 287.

The car, driven by 41 year-old Wyatt Cravens of Colorado Springs, struck the trailer which was stopped across both lanes.

Cravens was pronounced dead at the scene.

The semi-truck driver, 53 year-old Grover Burnham of Newton, Texas, was taken to a hospital where he was treated and released for his injuries.

Troopers say both drivers were wearing their seat belts and road conditions were dry at the time of the crash.

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