Potter Co. Collision Between 18-Wheeler And Corvette Claims Life Of Colorado Springs Resident, Wyatt Cravens, Jr.


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.

Story provided by Amarillo News Channel 10.

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