DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS – (032418) – HIT AND RUN INVESTIGATION AT 8TH AND GOLDER

ODESSA, TEXAS/MACRCH 24, 2018 – ON MARCH 24TH, AT APPROXIMATELY 4:10AM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO 8TH AND GOLDER IN REFERENCE TO A MAJOR CRASH.

A PEDESTRIAN, IDENTIFIED AS MANUEL REYES, 78-YEARS-OF-AGE, WAS WALKING NORTHBOUND IN THE CROSSWALK AT THE INTERSECTION OF 8TH AND GOLDER. A SILVER FORD TRUCK WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON 8TH STREET WHEN THE FORD TRUCK STRUCK REYES. THE DRIVER OF THE SILVER FORD TRUCK FAILED TO RENDER AID AND LEFT THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT WITHOUT MEETING NECESSARY LEGAL REQUIREMENTS. MANUEL REYES WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THESCENE AND NEXT OF KIN HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED.

THERE ARE NO ARRESTS AND ODESSA POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR THE VEHICLE IN CONNECTION TO THE DEATH OF REYES. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IN REFERENCE T THIS INVESTIGATION CONTACT THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS AT 432-333-TIPS.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera