Crash 3 weeks ago now takes life of elderly driver - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Crash 3 weeks ago now takes life of elderly driver

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By James Clark - email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - An elderly man died Tuesday, three weeks after a violent crash at 19th and Milwaukee.  Guadalupe Cortez, 73, died at University Medical Center. 

His wife Luz Cortez was released from the hospital on December 31st.  The two were in a large van which rolled from the impact with a Cavalier.  Police said at the time that the driver of the car, Cory Covington, 18, failed to yield the right of way at the intersection. 

There is word yet on possible charges.

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