Lubbock police release name of driver killed in SUV crash at 87th & Chicago

SUV hits tree in front of home
SUV hits tree in front of home
Updated: Jan. 15, 2018 at 11:34 AM CST
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Lubbock police have released the name of a driver killed in an overnight accident when his SUV hit a brick mailbox and a tree in the 5400 block of 87th Street.

Police were called to the scene around 1:40 a.m. near 87th Street and Chicago Avenue,

Investigators say an SUV hit a tree in front of a home.

The male driver, 37-year-old John Campbell, was taken to the hospital by EMS where he was pronounced deceased.

Police say the driver was traveling eastbound on 87th Street at a high rate of speed. The SUV left the roadway and struck a brick mailbox. The SUV continued traveling until it struck a tree.

The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle and no one else was injured.

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