The Pecos Department of Public Safety has reported that three people have died and two were airlifted to medical care after a major traffic accident Thursday evening near mile marker 66 on Interstate 20.
According to a DPS dispatcher, the accident occurred Friday evening in front of the old Pyote State School.
While exact details were not known by the DPS, dispatch advised that the wreck is believed to have involved a tractor trailer and a pickup truck, although the vehicles could not be confirmed.
DPS dispatch also stated that three people had died, two were being airlifted and the east bound lane of Interstate 20 had been completely blocked off
Names of the deceased and injured were not release and no further information was available.