LUBBOCK, TX. (THECOUNT) — Sarah DeArmond has been identified as the victim in a fatal two-vehicle DUI crash in Lubbock around 9 p.m. Sunday.

DeArmond, 19, was killed in a crash that occurred on 13th Street and Slide Road near the St Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Lubbock, after a vehicle in which she was traveling as a passenger, collided with a pickup truck, driven by 20-year-old Anthony Zane Puente.


Two individual were transported to an area hospital with serious, life threatening injuries and Puente was placed in police custody on a charge of intoxication manslaughter, according to Lubbock Police Department.

DeArmond, the front occupant of the passenger car was later pronounced dead at the hospital of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

An investigation into the crash found Puente was traveling north on Slide in his pickup and hit the car as it was coming from the west, reported WMCActionNews5.

Puente has also been charged with intoxication assault and possession of marijuana.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly crash should contact police at 911.

The investigation into this crash is ongoing.

Geo quick facts: Lubbock is a city in northwest Texas known as the birthplace of rock ’n’ roll legend Buddy Holly. The Buddy Holly Center celebrates his life and music with artifacts and mementos. Nearby is the West Texas Walk of Fame, with a statue of Holly and plaques honoring musicians from the region. The Museum of Texas Tech University houses millions of objects of art, history and paleontology, plus the Moody Planetarium – wikipedia.

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