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

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

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.

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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.

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