DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(053018) – FATAL CRASH ON NORTHEAST LOOP 338 & MECCA

ODESSA, TEXAS/MAY 30, 2018 – ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 30TH AT APPROXIMATELY 10:00AM, ODESSA POLICE RESPONDED TO NORTHEAST LOOP 338 AND MECCA IN RFERENCE TO A MAJOR CRASH.

A WHITE KENWORTH TRUCK TRACTOR WITH A TRAILER, OPERATED BY ELJAY MORRIS, 47 YEARS OF AGE, OF MIDLAND, WAS STOPPED FOR TRAFFIC IN THE 3400 BLOCK OF NORTHEAST LOOP 338. A WHITE VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE, OPERATED BY WENDELL MITCHELL, 37 YEARS OF AGE, OF MIDLAND WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND IN THE 3400 BLOCK OF NORTHEAST LOOP 338. MITCHELL FAILED TO CONTROL SPEED AND STRUCK THE TRUCK TRACTOR FROM BEHIND. MITCHELL WAS KILLED ON IMPACT AND PRONOUNCED DECEASED ON THE SCENE. NEXT OF KIN HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED AND THERE WERE NO REPORTS OF ANY OTHER INJURIES.

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Author: Danny Barrera