Street Race Claims The Life Of Amarillo Man
Saturday around 7pm a street race turned tragic for an Amarillo man.
The incident occurred near 34th and South Grand. According to police reports a Tahoe was traveling at a high rate of speed. The driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a curb which caused the vehicle to roll numerous times.
James Keith Sutton, 24 of Amarillo was the driver and was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the Tahoe, Christee Ann Breece, 29 was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. Neither occupant was wearing a seat belt.
Police later located a yellow Ford Mustang involved in the race. A third vehicle, an extended full size gray pickup is still at large.