DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-FATAL CRASH AT 42ND STREET AND HENDERSON

ODESSA, TEXAS/SEPTEMBER 6, 2017/OPD – AN ODESSA MAN IS DEAD AND ANOTHER MAN IS IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING A MAJOR CRASH THAT OCCURRED WEDNESDAY AFRERNOON IN NORTHWEST ODESSA.

ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2017, AT APPROXIMATELY 1:19PM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO 42ND STREET AND HENDERSON IN REFERENCE TO A MAJOR CRASH. A BLUE 2013 DODGE CREW VAN, BEING OPERATED BY ABRAHAM CHAVEZ, 83 YEARS OF AGE WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND ON HENDERSON ATTEMPTING TO TURN WESTBOUND ONTO 42ND STREET. A BLACK 2014 FORD TRUCK BEING OPERATED BY REGINALD SILVER, 51 YEARS OF AGE WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON 42ND STREET.  A RED 2000 CHEVROLET SILVERADO, BEING OPERATED BY EDGAR LAZOYA, 26 YEARS OF AGE, WAS TRAVELING WEST BOUND ON 42ND STREET. A WHITE FORD TRUCK WAS ALSO TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON 42ND STREET.

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT SILVER WAS INTOXICATED AND TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON 42ND STREET AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED. THE DODGE VAN WAS STRUCK BY THE BLACK FORD TRUCK BEFORE MOVING INTO THE WESTBOUND LANES AND BEING STRUCK BY THE RED SILVERADO. CHAVEZ WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED ON SCENE AND NEXT OF KIN HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED.

REGINALD SILVER WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH INTOXICATION MANSLAUGHTER “3RD DEGREE FELONY” AND TRANSPORTED TO THE ECTOR COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER.

INVESTIGATORS ARE ATTEMPTING TO DETERMINE, WHETHER OR NOT THE WHITE FORD TRUCK WAS INVOLVED IN THE CRASH. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IN REFERENCE TO THIS INVESTIGATION CONTACT THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS AT 432-333-TIPS.

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera