One killed in Randall County wreck Monday

An Amarillo woman was killed on State Loop 335 in Randall County south of Amarillo on Monday afternoon.

At 4:15 p.m. on Monday afternoon, Mitzi Minkler, 63, Amarillo, was driving a 2006 Honda Accord east on SL 335. A 2009 Freightliner truck tractor, Michael Morgan II, 58, Canyon, was driving west on SL 335. 

For an unknown reason, the 2006 Honda Accord crossed into the westbound lane and struck the truck tractor.

The DPS report states the Accord came to a rest on the eastbound shoulder and the truck tractor came to a rest on the westbound shoulder.

Minkler died as a result of her injuries sustained in the crash and her passenger, a seven-year-old male from Amarillo, was injured.

It is unknown if either of the Accord’s passengers were wearing their seatbelts and Morgan was wearing his.

The crash remains under investigation. Information may change, be corrected, or added based on the investigators findings.

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