Victim identified in fatal Justiceburg crash - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Victim identified in fatal Justiceburg crash

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JUSTICEBURG, TX (KCBD) -

Department of Public Safety officials have identified a man who was killed after two 18-wheelers collided in Justiceburg Wednesday morning.

Officials say just before 10:30 a.m. a 2014 Peterbilt truck tractor carrying milk was making a U-turn onto Highway 84 in the Justiceburg church parking lot when it was hit by a 2006 Peterbilt truck tractor pulling a trailer loaded with produce.

Officials say 65-year-old Gary Sorrenson of Plainview was driving the semi carrying milk did not see the other 18-wheeler driven by 52-year-old Hilario Fuentes of Hereford, and the semi was T-boned killing Sorrenson.

Officials say Fuentes steered left in attempt to avoid the collision with Sorrenson.

Fuentes was treated and released for minor injuries.

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