On July 28, a fatal acccident took place eight miles west of Alanreed.
It was raining in Donley County when Robert Jackson, 75, was traveling east on I-40 with two passengers, Karleen Jackson, 63, and Kylie Jackson, 30.
Jackson was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala traveling in the outside lane. He switched into the inside lane and struck standing water, lost control, spun out, and hit a light pole in the south ditch of I-40.
The driver died at the scene of the accident. The two passengers were treated for non-incapacitating injuries at Northwest Texas Hospital and released.
All three were from Yates Center, Kan. All three were wearing seatbelts.