Potter County – 17-year-old John Morrison ID’d Victim of Two-Car Accident on State Loop 335
Posted on Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at 11:21 am
The teenage driver who died in a vehicle collision on State Loop 335 has been identified by local officials, according to a local news source.
Texas Department of Public Safety officials identified the victim as 17-year-old John Morrison of Amarillo. According to the report released, Morrison was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Chevrolet Camaro SS when he was not able to give way to a Dodge Ram 2500 that towing a Passport Haulmark trailer which resulted in a crash. The impact of the crash sent both vehicles down the southbound lanes of SL 335. They came to a complete stop on the northbound side of the road.
Morrison sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash. He was pronounced deceased by Potter County Justice of the Peace Jones.
Fortunately, the Dodge driver and his passenger were not hurt.
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