Multi-vehicle wreck on US290 near Mangum – one person killed

A multi-vehicle wreck on US290 today has left one person dead. The wreck happened around 3:00pm: all three lanes of the freeway were shut down as emergency services worked the scene. FOX News Houston is reporting that five vehicles were involved in the accident, and that it appears an older model Chevrolet pickup truck sustained heavy driver’s side damage and was leaking fluid. A blue four-door car also sustained heavy damage. Channel 2 News’ account of the accident relates that the deceased person was driving a Ford Taurus, and the Taurus driver caused the collision by swerving across the freeway.