DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(051619)-ODESSA POLICE INVESTIGATING AUTO PEDESTRIAN CRASH

ODESSA, TEXAS/MAY 16, 2019-ON MAY 16TH AT APPROXIMATELY 9:37AM, ODESSA POLICE AND ODESSA FIRE RESCUE RESPONDED TO 5TH AND DIXIE IN REFERENCE TO AN AUTO-PEDESTRIAN CRASH. A FEDEX TRUCK, BEING OPERATED BY CARLOS CHAPARRO, 22 YEARS OF AGE, OF MIDLAND, WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON 5TH STREET AND TURNED SOUTHBOUND ONTO DIXIE. A PEDESTRIAN, IDENTIFIED AS SAMANTHA FLEMING, 37 YEARS OF AGE, OF NEW MEXICO, WAS ATTEMPTING TO WALK EASTBOUND ACROSS DIXIE, WHEN SHE WAS STRUCK BY THE FED EX TRUCK. FLEMING WAS NOT AT A CROSSWALK. FLEMING WAS TRANSPORTED TO MEDICAL CENTER HOSPITAL AND LTER AIR-LIFTED TO LUBBOCK WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES. THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY OTHER INJURIES.

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Author: Danny Barrera