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Lubbock Man Killed in Afternoon Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY – A Lubbock man is dead following a rollover accident in Howard County on Monday afternoon.

The accident happened on FM 821 about seven miles west of Forsan at 1:15 p.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a big rig was traveling eastbound on FM 821 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and overturned.

The driver of the big rig, 31-year-old Hector Hernandez Torrez, Jr., was killed in the accident.

We're told that Torrez was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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