Woman Killed in 3-Vehicle Accident

DPS officials said a woman was killed in a wreck involving three vehicles on Tuesday.  At 9:35 a.m., a van was traveling north on U.S. Highway 385 on a curved roadway about two miles north of Boys Ranch.  Officials said a southbound semi-truck attempted to pass another semi-truck but didn’t have enough room. The semi-truck then collided with the driver side of the northbound van.

Brenda Mendoza, 30, of Dumas, and Brayan Ochoa-Chacon, 21, of Dumas we’re not injured.  The van’s driver died on the scene. DPS officials identified the driver as 58-year-old Paula Boyd of Amarillo. The crash is being investigated by Texas Highway Patrol Troopers.