August 7 crash victim died this week, LPD said

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LUBBOCK, Texas — The driver in an August 7 crash died on Tuesday, according to Lubbock Police.

LPD said the driver of a pickup truck, Ivan Gipson, 59, crashed at 74th Street and MLK Blvd. LPD said on Wednesday that his death was related to the crash.

Related Story: Crash shuts down portion of MLK Blvd Wednesday morning

The original statement from Lubbock Police at the time of the crash is as follows:

(LUBBOCK, TX) – At 8:05 a.m. Patrol responded to a report of a crash with injuries at 74th St. and MLK Blvd. A 2014 Ford F-350 was southbound on MLK Blvd. and a 1998 Ford F-150 was northbound. The driver of the F-150 crossed left of center and drove head-on into the F-350. The driver of the F-150 suffered serious injuries and was taken to UMC by EMS. The driver of the F-350 and two adult passengers suffered moderate injuries and were taken to UMC by EMS.

The LPD Major Crash Unit responded and is investigating the crash.

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