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DPS identifies motorcycle rider killed in Friday morning crash

Published: Aug. 20, 2021 at 9:56 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 20, 2021 at 11:53 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A crash that happened around 8 a.m. has left one person dead. The crash happened on Hwy. 87 at FM 41.

Officials with DPS say the motorcycle and pickup truck collided and the motorcycle rider did not survive. The pickup was traveling eastbound on FM 41. The motorcycle was traveling southbound on Hwy. 87. They collided in the intersection.

The motorcycle rider has been identified as 28-year-old Christopher Lee Lopez of Lubbock. Lopez was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The driver of the pickup was not injured.

The cause of the crash has not been determined at this time.

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