Man Found Dead in Odessa, Died from Medical Condition

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - It wasn't a crash that caused the death of an Odessa man on Thursday morning on the east side of the city.

Police say he died from a medical condition.

It happened around ten in the 4900 block of East University.

According to police, 51-year-old Gary Ford was leaving a parking lot when he lost consciousness.

He crossed university going north onto the UTPB campus, went through an open field, all the way across to the parking lot for the student apartments, and crashed into another truck.

Ford was unconsciousness when police and paramedics arrived.

He was pronounced dead at medical center hospital.