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Highway 287 fatal accident

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Amarillo, TX - One teenager is in critical condition, two children are dead following a rollover accident on Highway 287.

DPS troopers say just before 9:00 Sunday night 42 year old Bu Tu of Cactus was driving on Highway 287 near Cactus when he drifted into the median and over-corrected, causing the vehicle to roll several times.

Three children ages 4, 8 and 14 were ejected from the vehicle. Troopers say the teen is suffering from internal injuries and is in critical condition.

34 year old Sha Bun was also a passenger in the vehicle and is in stable condition.

Reports show none of the occupants were wearing seatbelts.

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