Police now confirm tow truck crash at 19th and I-27 fatal

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19th St. and I-27 (Nexstar/Staff)

LUBBOCK, Texas — Police responded Tuesday evening to a crash at 19th street and Interstate 27 between a tow truck, and a passenger car, Lubbock Police confirmed.

UPDATED story link: Details released in fatal tow truck crash, victim identified

More than 30 minutes after the crash, police confirmed one of the crash victims died.

Video from the scene showed that the northbound access road was partially blocked in the minutes after the crash. Two ambulances were also on scene.

A photojournalist on the scene said officers placed white sheet over the tow truck and that the intersection was closed all four ways.

LPD also sent a crash investigation team to the scene.

(This story was updated as information became available.)

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