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Lubbock Man Dies in Martin County Motorcycle Accident Saturday

MARTIN COUNTY, TX - A Lubbock man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Martin County Saturday afternoon.

The accident occurred on Interstate 20, 1 mile west of Stanton, just before 5:30 p.m.

Authorities said the motorcycle suffered a blowout on the rear tire. The driver lost control, and the motorcyle left the roadway.

Stephen D. Gibson, 26, of Lubbock was pronounced deceased at Midland Memorial Hopsital.

His passenger, Melany B. Taylor, 21, of Midland was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital with incapacitating injuries.

The DPS said Gibson and Taylor were not wearing helmets.

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