Passenger Killed After Being Ejected from Pickup in Early Morning Crash
ABILENE, TX -- A fatal crash occurred this morning on Highway 80.
According to KTXS, on November 12, the Abilene Police Department were dispatched to US West Highway 80 for the report of a major motor vehicle accident.
When officers arrived they found a 2002 Chevrolet pickup that had crashed into a concrete barrier.
Further investigation revealed that the truck was heading east on Hwy 80 when the driver lost control and struck the barrier.
This caused the passenger of the truck, a 35-year-old from Redding California, to be ejected. He was pronounced dead on scene. The name of the deceased passenger has been withheld pending next of kin notification.
The driver, 32-year-old Kevin Holt of Abilene, was transported to the hospital with severe injuries.
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