A fiery crash claimed the life of one driver near Muleshoe Tuesday afternoon. The town is located about 70 miles northwest of Lubbock. The accident happened near the Bailey and Parmer County lines just after 1:30. DPS troopers say an SUV failed to yield the right of way and collided with a sewage truck. Minutes later, the truck burst into flames.
The driver, 54 year-old Wyatt Ceave of Clovis ended up underneath the truck and died at the scene. The driver of the SUV, 25-year-old Chuck Fabela of Muleshoe was airlifted to UMC where he's in satisfactory condition.