King County Crash Leaves Lubbock Woman Dead

A Sunday evening crash in King County has left a Lubbock woman dead, according to DPS crash reports. The crash occurred around 6pm along US 82, about 6 miles outside of Guthrie. A 2004 Ford Expedition carrying Vicki Rutledge Helton, Patrick Lynn Helton, and an 11 year old minor was traveling Westbound along US 82 when it began to drift to the right. The vehicle left the roadway, entering the grass alongside the road where it flipped before coming to a rest. The driver, Vicki Helton, 71 was pronounced dead on the scene. Patrick Helton, 72,was transported to Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, while the 11 year old passenger was transported to Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, both for non-incapacitating injuries.

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News Director for KLVT AM 1230 in Levelland. We provide local and regional news updates 5 times a day on KLVT AM 1230 and online at
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