LPD identifies pedestrian killed in Friday morning accident

Pedestrian struck by vehicle dies

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The pedestrian killed in a Friday morning accident has been identified as 20-year-old Heaven Ramirez.

Police tell us she was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after emergency officials arrived around 7 a.m.

The Lubbock Police Department shut down all eastbound lanes of the North Loop 289, Slide Road access road for a short time after the collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle.

LPD closed down the area for a couple hours but opened it back up to drivers around 10 a.m. The crash remains under investigation by LPD.

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