Lubbock – Linda Rodriguez ID’d Victim of Two-Vehicle Crash on Milwaukee Avenue and 73rd Street
Posted on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 at 11:33 am
The female passenger who died in a fatal collision between two cars on Milwaukee Avenue near 73rd Street, Saturday afternoon, has been identified by law enforcement officials.
According to the release, the victim was identified as 59-year-old Linda Rodriguez. Police said that Rodriguez was a passenger in a Ford Focus that was attempting to make a turn towards a business driveway near the southbound lanes. For reasons that had not been determined yet, a Ford Mustang, heading north, struck the Focus, leaving Rodriguez seriously injured. She was pronounced deceased by emergency crews who responded to the scene.
Meanwhile, the Focus driver was rushed to a nearby hospital where received medical treatment. His injuries were considered to be serious. The Mustang driver also sustained injuries that were considered to be moderate. He received treatment at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
We express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
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