6-year-old injured in January crash dies

6-year-old injured in January crash dies

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A six-year-old Odessa boy injured in a car crash in January has passed away according to Odessa police.

Matias Tovar was traveling in a silver Toyota 4Runner operated by Maylin Perez, 36, when Perez failed to yield right of way and was struck by a black H2 Hummer.

Perez was pronounced dead at the scene but Matias and another passenger, a two-year old boy, were transported to Medical Center Hospital and later air-lifted to Lubbock.

Matias was pronounced dead Thursday morning by medical personnel at Midland Memorial Hospital..

According to OPD, the other passenger has been released from the hospital.

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