DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(032020-FATAL CRASH IN SOUTH ODESSA UPDATE

ODESSA, TEXAS/MARCH 20, 2020-ON THRUSDAY, MARCH 19TH, AT APPROXIMATELY 4:08PM, ODESSA POLICE AND ODESSA FIRE RESCUE RESPONDED TO IH-20 BETWEEN GRANT AND GRANDVIEW IN REFERENCE TO A MAJOR CRASH INVOLVING AN 18-WHEELER. A BLACK DODGE TRUCK, OPERATED BY RICKY ENRIQUEZ, 26 YEARS OF AGE, OF ODESSA, WAS STOPPED FACING WESTBOUND ON IH-20 FOR “CONTRUCTION AHEAD”. A WHITE JAGUAR, OPERATED BY MANUEL RODRIGUEZ, 40 YEARS OF AGE, OF DECATUR, TEXAS WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON IH-20 DIRECTLY BEHIND THE DODGE TRUCK. THE PASSENGER OF THE JAGUAR WAS LATER IDENTIFIED AS AMBER SAHAGUN, 39 YEARS OF AGE, OF DECATUR, TEXAS. AN 18-WHEELER, OPERATED BY RANJIT SINGH, 42 YEARS OF AGE, OF NEW YORK, WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON IH-20 DIRECTLY BEHIND THE JAGUAR. SINGH FAILED TO CONTROL SPEED AND STRUCK THE BACK OF THE JAGUAR, CAUSING THE JAGUAR TO STRIKE THE BACK OF THE BLACK DODGE TRUCK. AMBER SAHAGUN WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED ON SCENE AND NEXT OF KIN HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED. MANUEL RODRIGUEZ WAS TRANSPORTED TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES. THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY OTHER INJURIES. THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES. THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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