Odessa Police identify victim in fatal crash on I-20

I-20 and Grant fatal crash

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The Odessa Police Department is investigating a fatal crash at Interstate Highway 20 and Grant Ave that occurred just before 3 a.m.

Investigators have determined that Oscar Pena Jr., 26, of Midland was traveling eastbound on I-20 in a Chevrolet Truck. He was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control of his truck before striking a barrier and rolling over.

Pena was pronounced dead at the scene. One other driver struck a guard rail post while attempting to avoid the crash but was not injured.

The Texas Department of Transportation Traffic says the lanes will be closed until around noon for repairs to guardrail. There is no word yet on if it has been reopened.

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