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Two separate traffic accidents occurred on Monday. One near Shallowater and another in Lubbock at the Marsha Sharp Freeway and Interstate-27.


One person is dead and two injured after a wreck in North Lubbock.

On Monday, December 6th, Lubbock Police responded to the crash just after 6 a.m. at the intersection of the Marsha Sharp Freeway and Interstate 27 access roads.

An investigation revealed a sedan driven by 19 year-old Destiny Okoronkwo was traveling west on the MSF access road. Another vehicle driven by 27 year-old Karlonte Jackson was traveling north on the I-27 access road. Both vehicles collided at the intersection.

Okoronkwo was pronounced dead at the scene, while Jackson and another passenger sustained minor injuries.


A wreck in northwest Lubbock County near Shallowater landed the two drivers in the hospital with serious injuries.

The Texas Department of Public Safety report the accident happened at approximately 8 a.m. on Monday, December 6th, at the intersection of FM 1294 and U.S. Highway 84.

Authorities say a car was traveling southeast on U.S. 84 when the driver of a pickup failed to yield the right-of-way at the intersection, resulting in the wreck.

Upon arrival, both drivers were taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

As of this time, no identities have been released.

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