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Police identify pedestrian, motorcyclist in fatal crash

One person is confirmed dead after crash involving a motorcycle (Source: KCBD)
One person is confirmed dead after crash involving a motorcycle (Source: KCBD)
Published: Jan. 19, 2018 at 1:33 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2018 at 2:32 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The crash involving a motorcycle and a pedestrian happened just before 8 p.m. near 50th and Ave. V. Officials say the pedestrian, who was crossing 50th Street, was hit by a motorcycle. The pedestrian died at the scene.

The pedestrian has been identified by police as 33-year-old Quisha Rotay Cook.

Officials say the driver of the motorcycle was taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries; his condition has since been moved to satisfactory. He has been identified by police as 27-year-old Marcus Mendoza.

The crash happened in the westbound lane of 50th Street.

After the motorcycle hit the pedestrian, the driver was thrown from the bike and the motorcycle hit a tree.

The identities of those involved have not been released. There is no word on the cause of the crash

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