DPS identifies victim in fatal motorcycle crash

Published: Sep. 7, 2021 at 3:00 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 8, 2021 at 8:30 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - One person was killed in a motorcycle crash in North Lubbock County on Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened just before 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of North University Ave. and County Road 6000, which is northwest of the Lubbock Landfill. Benjamin Adam, 38, of Lubbock died at the scene.

DPS says the driver of a Dodge Ram towing a flatbed trailer was turning left onto CR 6000 when Adams tried to pass it but struck the back left side of the truck and the front of the trailer.

The driver of the pickup, Wayne Wiley, 44, of Lubbock, was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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