4 People Killed Tuesday In Accident On US-287
An early morning crash on Tuesday claimed the lives of four people.
It happened around 5am about two miles north of Dumas on US-287. A car traveling on the wrong side of the highway struck another car head-on. All four occupants of the vehicles died at the scene.
45-year-old Marc Joseph and 38-year-old Kenzy Seme both from Dumas and 69-year-old Gregorio Avalos-Rivera and 57-year-old Jose Chaves both from Spearman are the deceased.
Preliminary reports show Avalos-Rivera was operating a 2017 Toyota Corolla going the wrong way in the northbound lane of the highway. He struck Joseph who was driving a 2011 Nissan Rouge. All passengers were wearing seat belts.
The accident saw the highway being closed at the accident scene for some time. Traffic was detoured around the area.