Early Friday morning, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to the intersection of I-40 West and Soncy on a traffic accident.
A white Dodge truck driven by Luis Anchondo-Balderama, a 23-year-old male, was northbound on Soncy. A blue Ford Truck, driven by a 24-year-old male, was westbound on the I-40 Access Road.
The white truck struck the driver side of the blue truck and caused the passenger side of the blue truck to strike a telephone pole. A female passenger in the blue truck, 23-year-old Morgan Michael of New Fairfield, Texas, died at the scene from injuries received.
Luis Anchondo-Balderama, the driver of the blue truck was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He was treated for minor injuries and arrested for Intoxicated Manslaughter and Intoxicated Assault.