Updated: DPS investigating deadly wreck on U.S. 84

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LUBBOCK, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety said one person was killed in a wreck overnight at U.S. Highway 84 at FM 835 in Lubbock County. 

Officers responded around 11:55 p.m. Sunday night after an 18-wheeler and a pickup truck collided.  DPS said the 18-wheeler was going east on Highway 84.  The pickup was going south on FM 835.  

The driver of the pickup truck died, DPS said, and the driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.  

Early Monday afternoon, DPS released the name of the pickup truck driver as William Byerly, 27, of Lubbock.  DPS said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

DPS identified the driver of the 18-wheeler as Rodolfo Rios, 49, of Lubbock. 

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