Allen Gonzales Killed in Accident at Dumas Hwy in Amarillo, TX

September 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Allen Gonzales
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Dumas Hwy, Amarillo, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Dumas Hwy
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a pedestrian

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian at Dumas Hwy in Amarillo, TX on September 7th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:35 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer was headed northbound, approaching a vehicle parked on the side southbound shoulder. Standing next to the parked vehicle was 57-year-old Allen Gonzales. Officials say as the truck approaching, it struck Gonzales, pushing him against the other vehicle and causing fatal injuries. The truck involved did not stop to render aid, according to police, before leaving the scene. Additional information was not immediately available.

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