LPD identifies victim killed in overnight crash

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LUBBOCK, Texas — Lubbock Police Department identified the person killed in a single-vehicle crash early Thursday morning.

According to LPD, 24-year-old Dava Delora Lynn Gore was pronounced dead after being transported to University Medical Center. Gore was a passenger in an SUV driven by 37-year-old Estella Ybarra Luna when it lost control and began to veer into the south curb of the street. It struck the curb and came to a stop off the roadway.

LPD said at one point, the front right passenger door opened and Gore was ejected from the vehicle.

According to LPD, Luna was not injured in the crash.

The following is a press release from Lubbock Police Department:

The Major Crash Investigation Unit is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred shortly after 2:30 a.m. Jan. 21 in the 2600 block of East 50th Street.

A Dodge Caliber was traveling eastbound in the 2600 block of East 50th Street. After crossing the railroad tracks just to the east of Southeast Drive, the SUV lost control and began to veer to the south curb of the street, struck the curb and came to a stop off the roadway. At some point, the front right passenger door opened and the passenger was ejected.

The driver, 37-year-old Estella Ybarra Luna, was not injured. The passenger, 24-year-old Dava Delora Lynn Gore, was transported by EMS to University Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased.

The Major Crash investigation is ongoing.

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