Police identify pedestrian, motorcyclist in fatal crash
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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