Two Separate Traffic Accidents on U.S. 84 Tuesday Night
The Texas Department of Public Safety released information on two separate traffic accidents that occurred on Tuesday, December 7th.
Two Lubbock men were killed in a wreck in Hockley County.
Authorities report the crash happened at 9:20 p.m. on U.S. Highway 84 just under 3 miles west of Anton.
An investigation revealed a 2005 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck was traveling east on U.S. 84 in the inside westbound lane. Meanwhile, a 2018 Hyundai Sonata was traveling west in the inside westbound lane. Both vehicles collided, resulting in the deaths of both drivers.
The drivers were identified as 63 year-old Daniel Dwain Orr and 53 year-old Mark Magsanay.
A fatal pedestrian-involved crash occurred in Garza County.
The crash happened just before 10 p.m. on U.S. Highway 84, about 6 miles north of Post.
Authorities say a pedestrian was walking along U.S. 84 in the outside lane when they were struck by a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan driven by 32 year-old Adan Lopez Cabrera. The pedestrian, identified as 40 year-old Melissa Ann Torres, was pronounced dead at the scene.