Dexter Chilton Dead in Tragic Head-On Crash on US 83 [Amarillo, TX]

Dexter Chilton Dead in Tragic Head-On Crash on US 83 [Amarillo, TX]
Dexter Chilton Dead in Tragic Head-On Crash on US 83 [Amarillo, TX]

Dexter Chilton Killed after Head-On Crash on US 83 in Amarillo

Amarillo, TX (September 14, 2023) – Thursday morning, 86-year-old Dexter Chilton of Wellington died in a head-on crash on US 83.

The Amarillo crash happened around 6:45 a.m. on September 14, four miles south of Shamrock.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Chilton traveled north on the US-83.

When he moved into the southbound lane to pass the vehicle in front of him, his GMC Yukon collided with the 18-wheeler headed north.

The semi-truck driver tried to veer right and avoid Chilton’s vehicle, but there was not enough time.

Chilton died at the Texas crash scene.

No other information is immediately available.

Further investigation into this deadly accident is ongoing. 


We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathy and condolences to the family and loved ones of Dexter Chilton. May the bereaved find strength and comfort in this difficult time.


FILE A WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIM AFTER A FATAL CRASH ON US 83

The struggles of fatal road accident victims and their families are numerous and complex. Grief, emotional trauma, practical and financial consequences, and legal challenges can make it difficult for families to move forward and find a sense of closure after losing a loved one. Therefore, families need support from friends, family, mental health professionals, and legal experts to help them navigate these challenges and find a way to move forward.

The legal and financial damage that comes from unforeseen loss is tough to juggle in the midst of mourning. Yet, the days and months following such a tragedy are the most precarious. Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers says, “Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring justice for your loved one is achieved.”

Let our wrongful death attorneys hold those responsible accountable and shield you from further losses. We will exhaust every avenue of your case to obtain justice and compensation for your loss. Although we know nothing can take away your anguish and bring back your loved one, let us assist you in resolving the finer legal points.

If your family is experiencing a similar fatal crash on US 83 in Amarillo, please call our offices now at (800) 674-7852, and let us help you with the legal process as soon as possible. Don’t worry; your consultation is confidential and free. Above all, you won’t pay a dime in any silly retainer fees. You can also reach us by email, talk to us on our live online chat, and text message us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

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