LPD Releases Name of Victim in Sunday’s Deadly Crash

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19th Vicksburg Crash 720 4.1.2018

The following is a news release from the Lubbock Police Department:

On Tuesday, April 3rd, Accident Investigators will shut down all lanes of traffic on 19th Street from Utica Avenue to Slide Road to continue their investigation into Sunday’s fatal crash. This closure will begin at 1 p.m. and is expected to last until 4 p.m. while investigators map the scene.

At approximately 10:20 a.m. on April 1st, Lubbock Police Department officers and investigators responded to a two vehicle crash in the area of 19th Street and Vicksburg.

Upon arrival, officers located two pickup trucks that had been involved in the crash. The driver of a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, 80-year-old Jack Rudolph Wages, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of a Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck, 22-year-old Douglas Dean Sowell, was transported to UMC with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The circumstances surrounding this crash remain under investigation by the Lubbock Police Department Accident Investigation Unit.

Related Story: Update: Lubbock Police Called to Report of Deadly Crash Sunday Morning

(News release from the Lubbock Police Department)

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