Two semi trucks collided around 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon near the intersection of County Road 2 and Highway 87. Rene Cruz, 34, pulled out in front of a semi truck driven by 27-year-old Alex Pritchard of Lubbock. When the trucks collided, they burst into flames and the cotton in the module truck caught fire. Cruz died on the scene and Pritchard was taken to University Medical Center for his injuries. At this time, it is not known what Pritchard’s injuries are or what condition he is in.
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