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Crash in north Amarillo leaves one person dead

Sunday evening, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to Western Street and Hester Road on a two vehicle crash.

 A 2013 custom built motorcycle driven by Jon Edward Phillips, 52 of Amarillo, had been southbound on Western. A 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by Page Dianna Ansaldo, 19 of Bandera, Texas, had been eastbound on Hester and turned southbound onto Western. The motorcycle struck the rear end of the Dodge.

Phillips was taken to a local area hospital where he later died of injuries received in the crash. Justice of the Peace Thomas Jones has ordered an autopsy.

Ansaldo and the 19 year old male passenger of her vehicle were uninjured in the collision.

The incident is being investigated by the Traffic Investigation squad of the Amarillo Police Department.

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