Odessa Man Killed After Falling Off Trailer

ECTOR COUNTY - An Odessa man is dead after falling off a trailer. It happened around 1:00 Thursday afternoon on Highway 385 about five miles south of Odessa.

DPS troopers tell NewsWest9 that 46-year-old Armando Gonzalez was riding on a flat bed trailer that was carrying scrap metal when a piece was caught by the wind. The scrap metal hit Gonzalez causing him to fall off the trailer. He died at the scene.

No charges are expected to be filed in the case.