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Police identify 19-year-old who died in Monday morning crash

One serious injury and two minor injuries in a crash on I-27 northbound at Marsha Sharp Freeway.
One serious injury and two minor injuries in a crash on I-27 northbound at Marsha Sharp Freeway.(KCBD NewsChannel 11)
Published: Dec. 6, 2021 at 6:44 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 6, 2021 at 4:06 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Lubbock Police Department Major Crash Unit is investigating a crash that occurred at 6:06 a.m. Monday at the intersection of the Marsha Sharp Freeway and Interstate 27 access roads.

A Ford Fusion, driven by 19-year-old Destiny Okoronkwo, was traveling westbound on the Marsha Sharp Freeway access road, when a Chrysler 200, driven by 27-year-old Karlonte Jackson, was traveling northbound on the Interstate 27 access road. The two vehicles collided in the intersection.

Okoronkwo was pronounced deceased on the scene. Jackson and a passenger in the Chrysler both had minor injuries.

The roadways near that intersection were closed for nearly five hours after the crash.

The investigation into this crash is ongoing.

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