Highway 84 traffic diverted near Shallowater for fatal crash

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Highway 84 and Country Road 1700 (Nexstar/Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas — A crash involving a fatality was reported Wednesday morning around 8:40 a.m. near U.S. Highway 84 and County Road 1700.

The Texas Department of Public Safety told EverythingLubbock.com the accident involved a pickup truck and a motorcycle.

The driver of pickup truck was reported dead at the scene, DPS said. It was not yet clear if the driver died from the crash or from a medical condition leading to the crash.

The motorcyclist was taken by ambulance to a Lubbock hospital.

Traffic on U.S. Highway 84 was blocked in both directions.

This is a developing story and will be updated as we learn new details.

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