Amarillo Man Indicted for Manslaughter

An Amarillo man was indicted in a street racing crash that killed his wife and son.

Paul Anthony Montano was indicted on one count of racing on highway causing serious bodily injury or death and two counts of manslaughter on Wednesday.

Paul was racing a Ford Mustang on May 6 with his wife and son in the family’s Dodge Durango, according to police.

The two vehicles collided and rolled.

The SUV hit a power pole at the intersection of 34th Ave. and Lipscomb Street.

His wife, Bettye Annette Montano, 51 and their son, Allton Jagyr Montano, 21, were pronounced dead at the scene..

The driver of the Mustang was a 16-year-old male. He was arrested and booked into the Youth Center of the High Plains for three counts of racing causing serious bodily injury/death.