Amarillo Man Killed in Weekend Accident

Amarillo Man Killed in Weekend Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

REEVES COUNTY – An Amarillo man is dead and another person was injured in a weekend accident in Reeves County.

The accident happened on FM 869 about 11 miles southwest of Pecos around 11:20 p.m. Saturday.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2012 Peterbuilt truck and trailer was traveling westbound on FM 1934 and failed to yield the right of way at an intersection.

That's when the Peterbuilt truck hit a 2015 Chevrolet pickup traveling northbound on FM 869.

The driver of the Peterbuilt truck, 30-year-old Najera Briceno of Amarillo, Texas, was killed in the accident. The driver of the Chevrolet, 42-year-old Roy Manahan, was taken to Reeves County Hospital where he was treated and released.