Driver from Spur killed in three-vehicle crash - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Driver from Spur killed in three-vehicle crash

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ASPERMONT, TX (KCBD) -

A man from Spur is dead after a crash involving three vehicles near Aspermont in Stonewall County.

Sixty-nine-year-old Stephen Lloyd Fitts was pronounced dead at the scene after his 1990 Toyota pickup was hit from the rear by a semi truck driver and caught fire, according to a news release from Texas DPS.

Fitts was traveling in the east-bound lanes of Highway 380 when another driver, 35-year-old Gerry Don Rudolph, stopped in front of him to make a turn onto Highway 83. While both cars were stopped, the driver of the semi truck continued on and collided with both vehicles.

Rudolph was taken to Aspermont Memorial Hospital where he in in serious condition with incapacitating injuries. The driver of the semi truck was taken to the same hospital where he was treated and released.

Fitts' body was taken to Gile McCoy Funeral Home in Aspermont.

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