Man Killed in Car-Pedestrian Accident in West Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WEST ODESSA - Authorities in Ector County are noting bad road conditions after a fatal accident in West Odessa.

On Saturday, state troopers released the name of the victim who was hit by a car late Friday night.

They say 20-year-old Jonathan Morales of Odessa was crossing the intersection of University and Tripp just before 11 when he was struck.

Authorities on the scene said Morales was wearing dark clothing and conditions were very difficult to spot him on the road.

Morales was transported to Medical Center Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Troopers say Morales failed to yield the right of way to traffic.