Daybreak Today Monday Morning Brief

1 dead after Sunday night crash, tornadoes touch down around the South Plains and a list of Memorial Day activities

Daybreak Today Monday Morning Brief
Daybreak Today

Good morning and thank you for joining us!

This morning on Daybreak Today, one person has died after a crash on Slaton Highway Sunday night.

  • The Texas Department of Public Safety reports the crash was between a semi and pickup truck near Slaton Highway and Farm-to-Market Road 835.
  • The identity of the person who died has not been released to the public.
  • KCBD NewsChannel 11 will update its website when more information becomes available: 1 dead after Sunday night crash on Slaton Highway

Tornadic storms were reported across the viewing area Sunday night. Most of the South Plains stayed under a Tornado Watch until 2 a.m. Monday, though no injuries or heavy damage was reported.

  • One tornado was spotted near Dimmitt and others were reported around the Earth and Dimmitt areas.
  • A slideshow of some of those tornadoes and other storm activity can be found here: Dangerous storms moving out of viewing area Sunday night
  • Monday is expected to remain calm with little-to-no severe weather activity. Keep your fingers crossed.

Texas Tech has been chosen as one of the 16 regional sites for the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.

  • Each regional field will have four teams playing in double elimination rounds this weekend.
  • This morning at 11 a.m. Tech will find out who will play in Lubbock.
  • This is the seventh time Tech will host a regional tournament.
  • Read more here: No. 7 Texas Tech Selected as NCAA Regional Host Site

Because today is Memorial Day, some businesses may be closed. However, there is a ton of other organizations, businesses, people, etc. hosting events to commemorate those who have lost their lives while serving the U.S.

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