Troopers identify driver killed in fatal crash near Post - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Troopers identify driver killed in fatal crash near Post

(Source: Department of Public Safety) (Source: Department of Public Safety)
GARZA COUNTY, TX (KCBD) -

Troopers with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) were called to a crash around 2:30 a.m. west of Post on US 380 and west of County Road 105.

The investigation revealed a Ford pickup was traveling westbound on US 380 and crossed over the center line and crashed into a semi truck traveling eastbound. The driver of the semi tried to avoid the truck but was unsuccessful.

The driver of the semi was not injured in the crash. 

The driver of the pickup truck, 19-year-old Jarod Burton Foshee of Caneyville, Kentucky, was pronounced dead at the scene. Family tells us he recently moved to Kentucky from the Lubbock area.

Troopers say the Ford pickup did catch on fire, but the driver was pulled out of the vehicle before it caught on fire.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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