According to the Amarillo Globe-News, the fatal crash occurred around 9:30 am on U.S. 385, roughly 14 miles north of Hereford.
Preliminary reports suggest a semi-truck traveling in the northbound lanes of U.S. 385 began to hydroplane and veered into the southbound lanes where it collided with a tractor-trailer.
The driver of the southbound truck, 20-year-old Kenneth Bernal, was ejected from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. DPS said Bernal was not wearing a seatbelt.
The driver of the northbound truck, 64-year-old Michael Betzold, was also pronounced dead at the scene.
The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NTHSA):