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Pedestrian dead in Saturday morning crash

Published: Jan. 22, 2022 at 7:15 AM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - LPD’s Major Crash Investigation Unit provided an update on the crash that left one pedestrian dead and shut down I-27 early Saturday morning.

LPD officers were called to the location at 4:27 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22nd for reports of a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, 50 year-old Miguel Ramirez Jr., was pronounced deceased on the scene. Initial reports stated one person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

According to LPD, Ramirez was walking east on I-27 when he was struck by a vehicle traveling north.

Northbound lanes of I-27 were shut down from 50th Street to 82nd Street.

The investigation is ongoing.

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