Sunday Wreck Kills Three, Injures One on Slaton Highway - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/14/03

Sunday Wreck Kills Three, Injures One on Slaton Highway

On Sunday three people died after a rollover south of Slaton. Slaton police say the driver of the SUV was traveling west on US 84 around 5:30 p.m. when it ran off the road. The driver then over-corrected and clipped a Ford Taurus causing the it to roll at least four times.

Two people were thrown from the SUV and died on the scene. Two other people remained in the vehicle during the rollover. One of them died and the other was transported by EMS with critical injuries. No one in the Taurus was injured.

Police are investigating road rage as a possible cause of the accident.

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