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NEW DETAILS: Odessa Man Killed in Head-On Collision, Two Others Injured

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NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - Authorities are still investigating a late night head-on crash that left an Odessa man dead and sent two Midlanders to the hospital.

State Troopers tell NewsWest 9, the collision happened on Business 20, two miles east of Odessa.

Just after 10:00p.m., 48-year-old Mark Elwood Purdue drove east in his Chevy pickup in the west bound lane.

He ran right into a Nissan injuring Midlanders Crystal Hutchinson and Tyler Haygood.

Hutchinson and Haygood are both listed in critical condition.

Authorities say no word if alcohol was a factor.

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