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Pedestrian killed after struck by vehicle at 82nd and Boston

Published: May. 10, 2022 at 9:39 PM CDT|Updated: May. 11, 2022 at 11:09 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle on 82nd Street, near Boston Ave., Tuesday night.

Police say Gerardo Rios Jr., 24, was crossing 82nd Street when he was struck by driver Estevan Flores Jr., 23. The crash was reported around 9:18 pm.

Flores was taken to Covenant with moderate injuries. Rios was taken to UMC with serious injuries where he later died.

Police reported late Tuesday evening eastbound traffic on 82nd Street was closed. As of Wednesday morning it has reopened.

The investigation is on-going.

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