OPD identifies victim in fatal crash on 52nd St.

OPD identifies victim in fatal crash on 52nd St.
(Source: Raycom Media)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The Odessa Police Department has identified the victim of the fatal crash on 52nd Street between JBS Parkway and East Loop 338.

According to police, officers were called to the scene around 3:49 p.m. on January 8. Westbound lanes were shut down while authorities investigated the crash.

Initial investigations revealed Jennifer Marie Gallegos, 35 of Midland was a passenger of a blue Ford Mustang being driven by Greg Brian Young, 45.

The Mustang reportedly passed vehicles in the center turn lane at a high rate of speed. It then lost control and ledt the roadway.

The vehicle rolled multiple times in a field and Gallegos was then ejected from the vehicle.

Both people were transported to Medical Center Hospital. Gallegos was pronounced dead by medical personnel while Young sustained serious bodily injury.

Investigation is still ongoing.

JBS Parkway, East Loop 338 lanes closed following fatal crash in North Odessa

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