Abilene Police Department’s Traffic Division is investigating a fatal crash that happened early Tuesday morning.
According to a press release from the APD, a passerby saw a crash on Hwy 80W near Fulwiler Road and called police dispatch at 3:33 a.m. Tuesday.
A 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling east on Highway 80 when it struck a concrete barrier. A passenger in the vehicle, a 35-year-old male from Redding, Calif., was partially ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, Kevin Holt, 32, of Abilene, was transported to a local hospital with severe injuries.
The cause of the single-vehicle crash remains under investigation.
The name of the man who died in the crash is being withheld pending next of kin notification.