APD releases name of driver killed in Dumas Drive collision


    A traffic accident is working at this hour Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Dumas Drive and Willow Creek. (KVII File0

    Update at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 19: Amarillo police have released the name of the truck driver in Tuesday morning's fatal accident.

    The driver of the tractor-trailer truck is Ismael Espinosa-Cabrera, 45 of Dallas, APD said in a release.

    No arrests have been made, according to APD.

    Update at 1:19 p.m. Feb. 19: Amarillo Police have identified the man killed Tuesday morning, Feb. 19, in a two-vehicle accident at Dumas Drive and Willow Creek Avenue.

    Killed at the scene was Kenneth Richard Evenson, 67, of Amarillo, driver of a 1993 Jeep Wrangler.

    According to an APD news release:

    • At 6:17 a.m., APD officers were dispatched to a wreck at Willow Creek Avenue and North Dumas Highway.
    • A 1993 Jeep Wrangler driven by Kenneth Richard Evenson, 67 of Amarillo, had been westbound on Willow Creek.
    • A 2007 International tractor pulling a box trailer, driven by a 45-year-old Dallas man was southbound on the Dumas Highway service road.
    • The driver of the International apparently ran the stop sign for southbound traffic, and collided with the Jeep.
    • Evenson died on scene as a result of injuries suffered in the collision.
    • Justice of the Peace Debbie Horn has ordered an autopsy.
    • The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

    Update 7:47 a.m. Feb. 19: One man is dead after a two-vehicle collision about 6:17 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Willow Creek and Dumas Drive, according to police on the scene.

    According to Amarillo police on the scene:

    • A man driving an 18-wheeler Fed-Ex truck was southbound on Dumas Drive and reportedly ran a stop sign.
    • Man in his 60s was westbound on Willow Creek drive in a Jeep.
    • The Jeep collided with the 18-wheeler.
    • The driver of the Jeep died at the scene.
    • Judge Debbie Horn will be on the scene to conduct a coroner's inquest this morning.
    • There were no indications of drug or alcohol use.
    • There were no indications of a weather related accident

    Original post 7:10 a.m. Feb. 19:

    Law enforcers are working a major accident at this hour Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Dumas Drive and Willow Creek.

    Do other details are confirmed at this hour.

    Driver caution is urged in that area.

    ABC 7 Amarillo will update with details as they are available.

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