One person killed in Lubbock pedestrian crash
Update at 2:20 p.m.:
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) and TXDOT will be diverting traffic at the location to investigate the crash starting at 3 p.m. Friday. Find an alternate route and avoid the area if possible.
Original Story at 8:43 a.m.:
One person is dead after a crash on US 62/82 just west of FM 1729. A vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian who was attempting to cross the roadway.
53-year-old Amy Cantu was driving a Honda pickup when it hit 25-year-old Nathaniel Vargas.
Vargas had just finished extinguishing a small fire, caused by fireworks, in the center median before being hit. His family has been notified.
Cantu was not hurt.