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One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Lamb County on Wednesday, October 20th.

The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to the crash at approximately 6:30 p.m. on US 70, about 6 miles west of Earth, Texas.

An initial investigation revealed a 2000 Ford Escort ZX2 was traveling east on US 70 approaching the intersection at FM 303. A 2002 Chevrolet Silverado turned at the intersection in front of the Ford, resulting in the collision.

The driver of the Ford, 59 year-old Roberto Fuentes, of Earth, was killed in the crash. The driver of the Silverado, 68 year-old Stephen Edwards, of Earth, was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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