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Perryton Teen Killed Crossing The Street

Joe Denoyer - August 30, 2016 1:52 pm

A Perryton teen lost his life Monday night after being struck by a vehicle while he was trying to cross the street.

According to The High Plains Observer, 18-year-old Christen Don Richards was trying to cross South Main Street around 9:50 Monday night, when he was struck by a 2007 Ford pickup.

The incident happened in the 1900- block of South Main Street.

Richards was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

This incident is still under investigation and a request has been submitted to Texas DPS for an accident reconstruction team to assist with the investigation.


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