Pedestrian killed while crossing street at 34th & Ave. J

Source: KCBD Video
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Published: Jul. 24, 2021 at 10:28 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 25, 2021 at 2:43 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a Saturday night collision that left one person dead.

Officers were called to the 1100 block of 34th Street at 9:40 p.m. on Saturday, July 24th for reports of a collision with injuries involving a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, officers located 53 year-old Travis Abbott with serious injuries. Abbott was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears Abbott, who was not in a crosswalk, was attempting to cross 34th Street in a southbound direction when he was struck by a car traveling Eastbound on 34th street.

The driver of the car suffered minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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