Christian Bursiaga Killed, German Burgueno Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash at US 70 and FM 378 in Lockney

Christian Bursiaga Killed, German Burgueno Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash at US 70 and FM 378 in Lockney

Christian Bursiaga Killed and German Burgueno Injured in Lockney Two-Vehicle Crash at US Highway 70 and FM 378

Lockney, Texas (February 9, 2022) – One person was killed, and another was injured Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Lockney, according to the Texas DPS.

The fatal crash was reported around 3:10 p.m., February 8, at the intersection of US Highway 70 and Farm-to-Market Road 378.

DPS said a pickup truck was traveling southbound on FM 378 when it collided with a semi-truck that was traveling eastbound on US Highway 70.

The pickup truck driver, Christian Bursiaga, 24, of Lockney, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The semi-truck driver, German Cecena Burgueno, 64, of Haskell, was taken to W.J. Mangold Memorial Hospital in Lockney with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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