UPDATED: Child killed in crash on FM 41 near Hockley County

UPDATED: Child killed in crash on FM 41 near Hockley County

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

A child is dead after a crash in west Lubbock Thursday morning. 

A truck ran into the back of a semi that was stopped on FM 41 near the Hockley County line, according to DPS. 

The driver of the pickup, Rhett Green, 35, veered left to avoid hitting the semi, but collided with with the left side rear. The semi did utilize its hazard lights, according to DPS. 

Green was injured but treated at the scene by EMS. The 8-year-old passenger died at the scene. 

The driver of the semi was not injured. 

 

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