Fri. Jun 21st, 2024

FATAL ACCIDENT NEAR FRIONA

FRIONA (KSMX)- Parmer County Officials have reported that a 22-year-old Clovis man was killed in a crash Thursday afternoon at 2:20 pm near Friona. The victim has been identified as Benjamin Arguello.

According to a report from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Arguello was leaving Cargill Meat Solutions when he “failed to yield right of way and entered the eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 in the path” of a tractor-trailer rig.

The truck driver, Jerry Varnell of Portales, was unable to avoid the collision and Arguello, as reported, died at the scene. Varnell was not injured.

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