14-year-old dies behind the wheel of pickup truck - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/6/09

14-year-old dies behind the wheel of pickup truck

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The investigation continues as to why a 14-year-old was driving a pickup truck that crashed and killed him.  The DPS says Jesus Torres was driving on a Farm to Market road near Muleshoe Saturday at 2:00 p.m. 

Torres' 5-year-old brother was also in the truck and injured, but DPS says he is now in satisfactory condition at Covenant Children's Hospital in Lubbock.  As of Sunday evening DPS says they have not been able to talk to the owner of the pickup truck who is a Muleshoe area farmer. 

DPS says arrangements are pending at the Ellis Funeral Home in Muleshoe.

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