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A fatal two-vehicle crash in Hockley County left a Lubbock woman dead and a Levelland man in the hospital.

The Texas Department of Public Safety reported the crash happened on Monday, December 20th, just after 6:30 a.m. on FM 1585, 5 miles southwest of Wolfforth.

Authorities say a 2011 Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by 45 year-old Gerry Wayne Varner, of Levelland, was traveling east while a 2017 Cadillac SUV driven by 64 year-old Linda Baker Redeker, of Lubbock, was driving west.

Varner crossed the center median and collided head-on with Redeker. Redeker was pronounced dead on scene and Varner was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock with serious injuries. 

This crash remains under investigation.

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