Odessa, Texas/November 20, 2020-One man is deceased and another injured following a major crash that occurred early Friday morning in Northwest Odessa. On November 20th at approximately 2:30 am, Odessa Police responded to 22nd Street and North County Road West in reference to a major crash. Investigation revealed that a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, operated by Luis Barrientes, 18 years of age, was evading the Ector County Sheriff’s Office eastbound on 22nd Street at a high rate of speed. Barrientes lost control and struck a tree after going through the intersection of 22nd Street. Barrientes was transported to a local hospital with serious bodily injury. The passenger of the Silverado was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced deceased by medical personnel. Both occupants were not wearing seat belts. There were no reports of any other injuries. The investigation is ongoing by the Ector County Sheriff’s Office. This is DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.