Update: One confirmed fatality involving a vehicle and a pedestrian

Officers are on the scene of a vehicle and pedestrian accident; Avoid the area (KVII)

Update: As of 4:04 pm December 6, Amarillo Police have released the name of the victim; Ricky Ray Graves.

The Amarillo Police Department Traffic Follow Up Unit is investigating this accident further.


On December 5th at 6:30 a.m., Officers were sent to the are of Quail Creek and SW 9th Avenue about a vehicle accident.

A vehicle traveling eastbound on SW 9th hit a 60-year-old man crossing SW 9th going southbound not using a crosswalk.

According to Authorities, The 60-year-old man died on scene from injuries sustained in the accident.

The Amarillo Police Department Traffic follow Up Unit is investigating. SW 9th remains closed at this time.

This story is ongoing. We will have more once it becomes available.


The Amarillo Police Department officers are at Quail Creek and SW 9th Avenue working on a wreck involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

9th Avenue is being closed between the Amarillo Boulevard and Quail Creek at this time

APD is asking drivers to please avoid the area and find an alternate route.

We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.

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