The Department of Public Safety is investigating an accident on US 287 Monday night that claimed the life of an Amarillo woman.

According to a press release from DPS Media Communications Officer Dan Buesing, the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of US 287 near the Harrold, Texas truck stop. A 2012 Jeep Wrangler driven by Joseph Stout of Vernon ran into the back of a 2014 Nissan driven by Donna Guinn of Amarillo.

Guinn was pronounced dead at the scene. A 16-year-old male passenger in the Nissan was transported to United Regional in Wichita Falls with non-life threatening injuries. He was treated and released. The crash remains under investigation.

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