Police Investigate Fatal Collision - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/19/06

Police Investigate Fatal Collision

Lubbock police are investigating the cause of an accident that killed an Anton man Thursday.

Just before 8 p.m. Thursday night, 24-year-old Christopher Martinez veered into oncoming traffic and hit another car. The crash killed Martinez and seriously injured his wife, Veronica and father, Reynaldo. Police are trying to determine what caused Christopher to lose control of his car, just before the accident.

NewsChannel 11 talked to the Martinez family. They say Martinez worked at Lovecott Cotton Gin, and was probably on his way home. The family has set up a fund to help pay for funeral services. If you would like to help, you can make a donation at the Citizens State Bank in Anton.

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