DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS-NEWS BRIEF(100117)-WEEKEND FATALS

ODESSA, TEXAS/OCTOBER 1, 2017 – ON OCTOBER 1, 2017, AT APPROXIMATELY 1:56AM, ODESSA POLICE AND ODESSA FIRE RESCUE RESPONDED TO A MAJOR CRASH AT THE 3500 BLOCK OF SOUTH HIGHWAY 385.

THE INVESTIGTION REVEALED THAT A BLACK 2008 FORD F-250, OPERATED BY NATHANIEL SILVAS, 16 YEARS OF AGE, WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND IN THE 3500 BLOCK OF SOUTH HIGHWAY 385. THE PASSENGER OF THE F-250 WAS IDENTIFIED AS BRIANNA GARCIA, 17 YEARS OF AGE.

A BLACK 2000 CHEVROLET SILVERADO, OPERATED BY ALBERTO GALINDO, 35 YEARS OF AGE WAS TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND IN THE 3500 BLOCK OF SOUTH HIGHWAY 385. TWO PASSENGERS OF THE SILVERADO WERE IDENTIFIED AS TERRANCE WILLIAM, 34 YEARS OF AGE AND JORGE ZUBIATE, 39 YEARS OF AGE.

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE CHEVROLET SILVERADO CROSSED OVER THE MEDIAN AND STRUCK THE FORD F-250 HEAD-ON. BOTH OCCUPANTS OF THE F-250 WERE TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES. ALBERTO GALINDO WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED ON THE SCENE AND NEXT OF KIN HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED.

(EFRIN BAEZA, FRIEND OF DECEASED-ALBERTO GALINDO)

“YES. VERY, VERY CLOSE FRIENDS. MY SON, HE’S IN THE ARMY. HIS NAME IS ERIN BAEZA; THEY WERE LIKE BROTHERS. THEY WENT TO THE SAME SCHOOL. HE EVEN SLEPT AT OUR HOUSE AND ALL THAT, FOR A LONG, LONG TIME. HE WAS A VERY, VERY, VERY DEAR FRIEND OF OURS. WE LOVE HIM DEARLY. HE WAS A GOOD BOY. HE WAS A GOOD GUY. HE WAS LIKE A SON TO ME AND MY WIFE. HE WAS ALWAYS POLITE, KIND, GENEROUS.”

THE TWO PASSENGERS OF THE CHEVROLET SILVERADO WERE TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES THE INVESTIGATION COUNTINUES.

 

ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2017, EARLY SATURDAY MORNING,  AT APPROXIMATELY 2:06AM, ODESSA POLICE AND ODESSA FIRE AND RESCUE RESPONDED TO A MAJOR CRASH AT 42ND AND GLOVER.

THE INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT A BLACK HONDA CBR MOTORCYCLE, BEING OPERATED BY DEVIN SANDOVAL, 22 YEARS OF AGE, OF ODESSA, WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND IN THE 1400 BLOCK OF EAST 42ND STREET. A WHITE FORD TAURUS WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND IN THE 1300 BLOCK OF EAST 42ND STREET. THE DRIVER OF THE FORD TAURUS ATTEMPTED TO TURN LEFT ONTO CLOVER, CAUSING THE MOTORCYCLE TO STRIKE THE BACK-RIGHT PASSENGER SIDE OF THE FORD TAURUS.

SANDOVAL WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED ON THE SCENE AND NEXT OF KIN WAS NOTIFIED. THE FEMALE PASSENGER OF THE MOTORCYCLE WAS TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES.

THE DRIVER OF THE FORD TAURUS LEFT THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT AND FAILED TO RENDER AID. NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IN REFERNECE TO THIS INVESTIGATION, CONTACT THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 432-333-3641 OR ODESSA CRIME STOPPERS AT 432-333-TIPS. THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA.

Posted in NEWS   

Author: Danny Barrera