DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(032222)-OPD INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH AT 42ND AND GRANDVIEW

Odessa, Texas/March 22, 2022-On Tuesday, March 22nd at approximately 7:07am, Odessa Police was dispatched to the intersection of E. 42nd and N. Grandview in reference to a hit and run in which a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. Medical personnel arrived on scene and advised that the pedestrian, a 28-year-old male, was deceased.

Witnesses say the victim was standing in the left turn lane on the 1900 block of E. 42nd St. when a red vehicle was traveling eastbound and struck the victim in the left turn lane and then fled the scene, turning northbound on N. Grandview.
 
The investigation revealed that the vehicle was a Toyota Corolla and the driver was identified as 25-year-old Christy Contreras. An arrest warrant was obtained and she was arrested without incident, and was transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. Contreras is being charged with accident involving death, 2nd degree felony.
 
The victim is not being identified pending notification of next of kin. The investigation continues. 

For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera. 

DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(013022A)-FATAL CRASH INVOLVING A LOVING COUNTY DEPUTY

Midland, Texas/January 30, 2022-A fatal crash occurred on State Highway 302, 1 mile west of Mentone involving a Loving County Deputy. 

Preliminary information revealed that a Loving County female Deputy Lorin M. Readmond, 41 years-of-age was dispatched to assist another Deputy on a traffic stop. Deputy Readmond was eastbound on SH 302 with her emergency lights and siren activated.  

Her patrol vehicle, a 2018 Ford F-150 was involved in a collision with a 2017 International truck tractor with trailer, also traveling eastbound. 

Deputy Lorin M. Redmond was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice of the Peace Amber King. 

The driver of the 2017 Internation truck trailer, Daniel Egidio Moran, a 62-year old male of San Antonio, Texas and Edgardo Cervantes a 52 year- old male of El Paso, Texas, were not injured. 

The crash is being investigated by the Texas Highway Patrol’s West Texas Region District Crash Team. 

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(011022)-TXDPS INVESTATING FATAL CRASH 5 MILES EAST OF MIDLAND

Midland, Texas/January 10, 2022-On Saturday, January 8th, 2022 at approximately 5:01p.m. a fatal crash occurred at South County Road 1140, 5 miles east of Midland involving a 2017 Toyota Corolla. 

The TxDPS Highway Patrol Preliminary information revealed that the Toyota Corolla was traveling southbound on CR 1140.  The driver identified as Louise Renee Pyle a 54 years-of-age female of Midland failed to stop at a stop sign, and the vehicle crossed over CR 120 and then struck a fence. 

Pyle was pronounced deceased at the scene by Justice Court Investigator Carlos Castanos 

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