Two people killed in fiery crash near I-44 and U.S. 287 have bee - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

Two people killed in fiery crash near I-44 and U.S. 287 have been identified

Source KAUZ Source KAUZ
WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) -

Update: Wichita Falls Police have confirmed two people died in a crash last Friday. Officers said the victims are Michael Joe Gallitan, 44 and the second is believed to be Tina Renee Bush, 39. 

=========================

WICHITA FALLS, Tx (KAUZ) - A fiery vehicle accident on I-44 has claimed the life of one person.

The accident happened a little after 1 p.m. on Friday. 

According to reports, the vehicle flipped and caught fire before emergency crews arrived on scene. The Wichita Falls Police Department posted on their Facebook page that southbound I-44 traffic was being re-routed onto Airport Dr. due to the accident under the U.S. 287 overpass.

We will bring you further updates as they become available.

Stay with Newschannel 6 for the latest.

Copyright 2017 KAUZ. All Rights Reserved.

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:51:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:43:56 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.
  • New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

    New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:34:23 GMT

    The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange.

    The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange.

  • Bear gets stuck inside car, destroys it

    Bear gets stuck inside car, destroys it

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:33:43 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:33:43 GMT
    The bear escaped and ran straight into the woods, but it left its mark. There was plenty of hairs, claw marks, and ...well let's say it isn't exactly toilet trained. (Source: WFSB/CNN)The bear escaped and ran straight into the woods, but it left its mark. There was plenty of hairs, claw marks, and ...well let's say it isn't exactly toilet trained. (Source: WFSB/CNN)

    They managed to catch the suspect in the act. Police figured the adult black bear got inside the car by using the driver's side handle, which was damaged.

    They managed to catch the suspect in the act. Police figured the adult black bear got inside the car by using the driver's side handle, which was damaged.

Powered by Frankly