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Three dead after car hit by Mack truck

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Amarillo, TX - Three people are dead following a collision between a car and a Mack truck on Lakeside Drive northeast of the 24th Avenue overpass Friday afternoon.

Police say both vehicles were southbound when the truck crashed into a Lincoln causing it to strike a utility pole.

Three people inside the Lincoln were killed and a fourth person was taken to the hospital.

The truck fled the scene but was stopped by DPS a short time later and the driver of the truck was arrested for leaving the scene of the accident.