One Killed And Another Injured In Crash With Train

One woman has lost her life after a crash involving a train in Donley County Friday night. 

35-year-old Jennifer Bentley of Amarillo, and a passenger 41-year-old Armondo Elizondo of Wichita Falls, was traveling in a 2013 Chevrolet Impala southbound on County Road 8 when the auto drove onto the railroad tracks in the path of an approaching train.

The vehicle was hit on the passenger side by the train and knocked to the railroad tracks’ northeast side.

Bentley was pronounced dead on the scene by Donley County Justice of the Peace, Pat White, the passenger  Elizondo was transported to Northwest Texas Hospital with serious injuries and is in critical condition.

Both were not wearing seat belts.

The crash remains under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety. 

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