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Police identify victims of fatal Saturday crash on I-27

Crash on 28th and I-27 on July 31, 2021 leaves one dead and another seriously injured.
Crash on 28th and I-27 on July 31, 2021 leaves one dead and another seriously injured.(KCBD NewsChannel 11)
Published: Aug. 2, 2021 at 9:57 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 3, 2021 at 3:10 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a crash that occurred at 5:11 p.m. July 31 in the 2800 block of the Interstate 27 northbound access road that resulted in one death.

According to police, a GMC Envoy was traveling northbound in the access road when it veered to the right and left the roadway. The vehicle rolled and came to rest in a parking lot of a business.

The police report showed the passenger was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver was transported by ambulance to University Medical Center with serious injuries.

The passenger in this crash has been identified as 31-year-old Dalton McCandless. The driver with serious injuries has been identified as 34-year-old Lisa Morris.

According to the police report, the driver was with her husband when he became upset and “yanked the wheel.”

The passenger was ejected from the vehicle when it began to roll and he died at the scene.

The driver’s feet were pinned under the vehicle and she was not able to move.

The driver and the passenger have not been identified at this time.

The investigation is on-going.

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