Two People Killed In Car Wreck In Dallam County

Two people are dead following a tractor-trailer, pick up truck crash in Dallam County, Saturday night, July 30th.

Department of Public Safety officers say 60-year-old Martin Estrada Cortez of Mexico was traveling on U.S 54, when a pickup truck driven by Blas Maldonaldo Arreola of Perryton crossed over the center into oncoming traffic and crashed into the semi, sending it into a utility pole.

Also killed in the wreck, a passenger in the pickup, 58-year-old Patricia Ruiz Carbajal of Perryton. Carbajal and Arreola were both pronounced dead on the scene. While Cortez was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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