Lubbock man killed Midland crash

Lubbock man killed Midland crash
Crews worked a double fatal vehicle accident, involving a single vehicle in the 2600 BLK of Rifle Range Road near Hamlin Road.

MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - A Lubbock man was killed in a crash Sunday morning in Midland County, about 17 miles southwest of Midland, according to Troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

The Lubbock man, identified as 55-year-old Guadalupe Rivera-Nevarez, was driving southbound on FM 1788 when a semi truck made a u-turn across both lanes of traffic.

Rivera-Nevarez’s vehicle crashed into the semi’s trailer. The crash happened just before 7 a.m.

The driver of the semi, 47-year-old Owen Lopez of Midland was not injured in the crash.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

There is no word if any citations were issued.

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