DPS Troopers Identify Man Killed in Fatal Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - New details in connection with a fatal crash in Odessa.

Troopers have identified the man killed as 72-year-old Billy Ray Gilbreath.

The wreck happened around 7:30 Saturday night at the intersection of Andrews Highway and VFW.

Troopers tell NewsWest 9, Gilbreath was turning on to Andrews Highway when his was a truck slammed into him.

Gilbreath was ejected from the vehicle and died.

His passenger was able to walk away from the crash.

The driver of the truck went to the hospital with unknown injuries.

Troopers say Gilbreath was not wearing a seat belt.