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Single Vehicle Accident Claims Life

One person is dead after a crash in Carson County on Thursday morning.

The Department of Public Saftey says a 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander driving three miles north of Panhandle on State Highway 207 was traveling at an unsafe speed for rainy conditions. 

The vehicle hit a pool of water on the highway, causing the driver to lose control and hydroplane.

The vehicle rolled onto the driver’s side and into a drainage ditch, which had about three feet of water.

Multiple good samaritans stopped and helped move the vehicle upright.

The passenger 54-year-old Pamela Peterson of Borger died on scene from injuries she received in the crash.

The driver  50-year-old Linda Conley from Stinnett, was taken to the hospital in Amarillo with non-life-threatening injuries, where she was treated and later released.

The crash remains under investigation.



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