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I-40 fatal accident

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Amarillo, Texas - Police continue to investigate a wreck that claimed the life of one Amarillo man.

It happened around 11:15 Wednesday night on I-40 near Georgia Street.

A Jeep Wrangler struck the rear of a Chevy Cavalier that was stopped in the outside lane of traffic on I-40.

The driver of the Cavalier, 23 year-old Joshua Todd Byers was taken to the hospital but later died of his injuries. The driver of the jeep was treated for minor injuries.

Police tell us alcohol is a possible factor in this crash.

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