91 Year-Old Zola Tipton Killed In Wreck


Fatal Crash

Amarillo police are investigating a head-on collision that left an Amarillo woman dead and others injured.

The incident happened around 6 p.m. Friday in the 2200 Block of Ross-Osage.

Police say a 2002 GMC Yukon stopped in the center turn lane and was struck by a 2005 Lincoln Town Car driving northbound.

The front seat passenger of the Lincoln, Zola Tipton, 91, was taken to the hospital and later died as a result of her injuries.

The driver and another passenger in the Lincoln and the driver and three passengers in the GMC sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Speed is considered a factor in the crash. Police say everyone involved in the crash were wearing seatbelts.

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