Three dead in accident on 12,200 I-40 East

Published: Aug. 26, 2016 at 7:01 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 26, 2016 at 10:43 PM CDT
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Source: KFDA
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AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Three people are dead following an accident on 12,200 I-40 East.

According to police, Joshua Gardiner was driving east on I-40 when he lost control of his truck, crossed the grass median and hit another truck head on.

Gardiner was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other vehicle, Raybar Mahmood, and his passenger Nazanin Hameed were also pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy has been ordered on Gardiner.

Police say speed was a factor in the accident, and the incident remains under investigation.

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