According to KFDA, DPS authorities were called to the scene of a crash on U.S. 287 around 6:00 pm Saturday.
Authorities say Katherine Monroe, 43, was traveling eastbound on US 287 about a mile west of Hedley when she was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by Erika Roberts, 34. Reports indicate Monroe was slowing down to complete a left turn when the collision occurred.
12-year-old Allison Monroe, who was riding in the backseat of Monroe’s vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. Katherine Monroe and an unidentified 10-year-old female passenger were air-lifted to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Roberts’ vehicle caught fire following the crash, but she was able to escape uninjured.