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1 killed, 1 injured in Saturday morning motorcycle crash in South Lubbock

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Published: Jul. 17, 2021 at 9:34 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - One man has been killed and one woman seriously injured in a motorcycle crash that happened in South Lubbock Saturday morning.

Lubbock police released this statement on Saturday afternoon:

(LUBBOCK, TX) –The Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating a Saturday morning collision that left one man dead and one woman with serious injuries.

Officers were called to 114th Street and University Avenue at 8:09 a.m. on July 17th for reports of a collision with injuries.

Upon arrival, officers located 35 year-old Kristi Elkins with serious injuries. She was transported to University Medical Center via ambulance. Officers also located 40 year-old Jade Blossom, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears Blossom, who was the driver, and Elkins, who was the passenger, were on a motorcycle headed northbound when it collided with a truck that was traveling westbound through the intersection.

The investigation is ongoing.

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