Former Wayland student killed in weekend accident - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/12/09

Former Wayland student killed in weekend accident

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD)- A former Wayland Baptist University student was killed, and four others were injured after a drunk driver collided with their vehicle south of Hale Center early Sunday morning.

21-year-old Ashleah Richards of Portales, New Mexico was killed when 48-year-old Jimmy Scott Barnhill, of Midland hit her vehicle head on just before 4:00 a.m. Sunday.

He was driving the wrong way in the north bound lane of Interstate 27.

The four passengers in Richard's car suffered minor injuries.

DPS troopers say Barnhill was intoxicated, and charges are pending.

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