Man dead after crashing into 18-wheeler trailer on Lakeside Dr

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AMARILLO, TX – A driver was killed after colliding with a semi-truck on Lakeside Drive in Amarillo yesterday afternoon, according to the Amarillo Pioneer.

The crash occurred in the 1800 block of Lakeside Dr, near the I-40 frontage road, at 4:44 p.m., after the 45-year-old driver of a 2016 GMC 2500 reportedly failed to control the speed of his vehicle. He crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler trailer at a high rate of speed.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 18-wheeler’s driver was not hurt in the collision.

Authorities continue to investigate the crash at this time.

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