January 11, 2013 accident claims life of local man.

On January 11, 2013 at approximately 8:00 PM, officers were dispatched to the 4000 block of SW 34th on a head on collision involving two trucks.  Upon their arrival they discovered that a 1990 Ford F-150 driven by Raymond De Los Santos, WM 60, of Amarillo had struck a 2005 Chevy Silverado driven by Kenneth Mason Russell, WM 30, also of Amarillo.  Russell had been eastbound on 34th Ave approaching Meadow Street.  De Los Santos had turned from northbound Meadow to west bound onto 34th.  De Los Santos drove in the wrong lane and struck the Chevy.  De Los Santos and Russell were both taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.  A passenger in Russell’s truck, Heather Nicole Williams, WF, 29 was also taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.  On February 13, 2013 the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Dept learned that De Los Santos died on January 21, 2013 from injuries received from the collision.  Alcohol is a factor in this crash.

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