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