Update: The Lubbock Police Department has released the identity of a bicyclist who was killed after being struck by a pickup truck Sunday evening.

According to LPD, 56-year-old Benjamin Martinez was riding his bicycle westbound and was hit by a pickup truck that was turning at the intersection of North Detroit Avenue and Emory Street.

Martinez was taken to University Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

Original story: On Sunday (June 23rd) at around 9:30 p.m., a vehicle reportedly struck a bicyclist at Emory and North Detroit Avenue in Lubbock.

According to KAMC News, the victim is a 56-year-old male who police say suffered serious injuries when he ran a stop sign and was struck by a pickup truck.

The man was transported to a hospital, but his current condition is unknown. No one inside the pickup had any reported injuries, and police have not made any arrests.


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