Traffic Accident Claims Life

A woman lost her life after a traffic accident Tuesday night.

 On Jan. 17, at 9:17 p.m., Amarillo Police Officers were called to Amarillo Boulevard East and Folsom Road on reports of a major crash.

A Toyota Rav-4 driven by 68-year-old Linda Rudicill was traveling northbound on Folsom Road and was attempting to turn west on Amarillo Boulevard.

A white Peterbilt semi-tractor, driven by a 38-year-old man, was traveling eastbound on Amarillo Boulevard.

Rudicill failed to yield at the stop sign, causing the semi to hit the driver’s side of the Toyota.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is being investigated by the Amarillo Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit.

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