Update from the Lubbock Police Department:
The Major Crash Investigation Unit is investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred shortly after 2:30 a.m. Jan. 21 in the 2600 block of East 50th Street.
A Dodge Caliber was traveling eastbound in the 2600 block of East 50th Street. After crossing the railroad tracks just to the east of Southeast Drive, the SUV lost control and began to veer to the south curb of the street, struck the curb and came to a stop off the roadway. At some point, the front right passenger door opened and the passenger was ejected.
The driver, 37-year-old Estella Ybarra Luna, was not injured. The passenger, 24-year-old Dava Delora Lynn Gore, was transported by EMS to University Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased.
The Major Crash investigation is ongoing.
The Major Crash Investigation Unit is on scene at a single-vehicle crash at E. 50th Street and Southeast Drive. The vehicle had two occupants, one person is deceased. E. 50th Street is blocked, please avoid the area.— Lubbock Police Dept. (@LubbockPolice) January 21, 2021