Amarillo man dies in wreck outside of Claude

An Amarillo man has died in a two vehicle wreck outside of Claude. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, it happened just before 6:00 p.m. Friday afternoon on U.S. 287 south of Claude. DPS Troopers say a 2012 Volvo Tractor driven by Edward Eugene Boyer of Denver, Colorado was traveling westbound in a one lane construction zone. A second vehicle, 2011 Hyun Elantra driven by 67-year old Mitridates Hurtado of Amarillo was traveling eastbound in the wrong lane causing him to hit the tractor. He died on scene and troopers say he was wearing a seat belt.