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Five People Killed in Major Accident Near Seagraves

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEAR SEAGRAVES - A major crash near Seagraves on Sunday morning killed five people.

The accident happened around 3 a.m. on U.S. Highway 62.

State Troopers say a white Dodge Ram was going south behind a GMC pickup when the Dodge rear-ended the GMC.

Both trucks ran off the road and flipped in a ditch.

Four of the five people in the GMC were not wearing their seatbelts and were thrown from the truck.

However, all five were killed including two people from Mexico.

The passenger of the dodge was also ejected.

He was transported to University Medical Center in Lubbock with severe injuries.

The driver ran from the scene but was later found.

He was taken to a Brownfield hospital.

Troopers suspect alcohol may have been involved.

Charges are pending.

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