On Saturday, October 29th Scottie “Kentucky” Dunn, an Amarillo tow truck driver who was tragically killed in a semi accident was laid to rest. Friends and family gathered from all over for his funeral and were met with a moving spectacle organized by Amarillo’s trucking community members. Truckers gathered, lining up their semis in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church parking lot, where the funeral was held. Two other trucks were parked separately from the other trucks in the parking lot, one with a crane waving the American flag, and the other waving a blue Kentucky Wildcats Flag. 

Another memorial was held earlier last week on Wednesday at the Civic Center parking lot. Truckers gathered together flashing their truck lights in a memorandum of Dunn, and while bringing awareness to the need for safety on the road. 

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Dunn was killed on October 21st while on the job. Standing legally outside of his truck while attaching a truck-tractor-semi-trailer, Dunn was hit by an oncoming semi operated by a California resident, Shivinder Singh. The semi driven by Singh drifted into Dunn and his vehicle, before flipping into a nearby ditch. Both Dunn and Singh were pronounced dead on the scene.


Scottie Dunn was a husband, father, an active parish member at St. Mary’s Cathedral, and a tow trucker for K3 Towing, Recovery and Transport Inc. With the number of traffic accidents in Amarillo and the deaths that result from them, we need to realize the severity of the impact that they have t on the community. Hopefully, incidents such as these, and events organized in response to these can raise awareness of the need for safety on the road. Stay safe Amarillo Drivers.


The Missing 18 People From the Texas Panhandle

These are the 18 people from the Amarillo area who have gone missing and have not yet been found. The cases are listed from most recent to oldest. Please take a look and see if you recognize any faces. Any information is helpful for investigators and the families missing them.

If you know anything about the following missing people, please call Amarillo Police Department at (806) 378-3038 You may make an anonymous tip.

Information gathered from the Amarillo Police Department, Charley Project, TXDPS, and NAMUS.

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