2 Killed In Friday Afternoon Wreck On I-40 In Carson County


State troopers continue to investigate a single-vehicle crash in Carson County that killed two people.

The Texas Department of Public Safety did not immediately identify the two deceased victims.

DPS officials say there were seven occupants in the crash, five of which were ejected from the vehicle. Five of the passengers were juvenile, ranging in ages from two to 15.

Two passengers were air-lifted to the hospital, and two others were transported by ambulance to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on Interstate 40 near mile marker 100.

Authorities say the driver over-corrected the vehicle and veered off the road. The driver traveled back onto the road, then rolled over and landed in the barrel ditch.

Story provided by Amarillo News Channel 10. 

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