DPS rerouting traffic for accident investigation, FM 2641 & Nort - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

DPS rerouting traffic for accident investigation, FM 2641 & North Quaker

Scene of fatal crash at FM 2641 and North Quaker (Source: KCBD) Scene of fatal crash at FM 2641 and North Quaker (Source: KCBD)
LUBBOCK COUNTY, TX (KCBD) -

Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety have identified the driver killed in a two-car fatal crash that happened on October 9, around 8 p.m.

The crash was at FM 2641 and North Quaker.

According to Troopers, a Ford wrecker was traveling westbound on FM 2641 and a Ford pickup was traveling southbound on North Quaker.  The Ford pickup ran a stop sign and the wrecker crashed into the driver side of the pickup.

The driver of wrecker Justin Leroy Jones, 25 of Lubbock and his passenger, James Earl Smith, 49, also of Lubbock were not injured.

The driver of the Ford pickup Daniel Spencer Johnson, 36, of Lubbock was pronounced deceased at the scene.

DPS will be continuing their investigation into this crash on Thursday morning beginning at 8:30 a.m. The public should find alternate routes on Thursday morning for several hours starting at 8:30a.m. TXDOT will be assisting rerouting traffic from Quaker onto Frankford and Milwaukee.  Traffic should expect delays if in this area.

Copyright 2017 KCBD. All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Hot World Series on deck: Altuve, Astros vs Kershaw, Dodgers

    Hot World Series on deck: Altuve, Astros vs Kershaw, Dodgers

    Saturday, October 21 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-10-22 03:43:14 GMT
    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:45:47 GMT

    The Houston Astros, fresh off a Game 7 victory over the Yankees, take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in what figures to be a hot World Series featuring big-time aces Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander plus playoff...

    The Houston Astros, fresh off a Game 7 victory over the Yankees, take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in what figures to be a hot World Series featuring big-time aces Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander plus playoff boppers Jose Altuve and Justin Turner.

  • Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

    Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

    Saturday, October 21 2017 9:42 AM EDT2017-10-21 13:42:51 GMT
    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:45:12 GMT

    All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for hurricane relief.

    All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for hurricane relief.

  • Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cuts

    Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cuts

    Sunday, October 22 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-10-22 15:33:35 GMT
    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:44:56 GMT

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if the president makes clear he supports it.

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he's willing to bring bipartisan health care legislation to the floor if the president makes clear he supports it.

Powered by Frankly