Wreck kills Miami man

A Miami man is dead after a two vehicle crash in Roberts County Saturday morning.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Christopher Troy Blanton, 43, of Miami was traveling east on U.S. Highway 60 when he was struck by Brian Don Taylor of Merkel, Texas. Taylor was traveling west on U.S. Highway 60 when he crossed the center stripes into the path of Blanton and struck his vehicle in the eastbound lane.

According to troopers on scene, the vehicles came to a rest in the south barrow ditch 100 yards west of mile marker 408.

Blanton was transported to Pampa Regional Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.