Odessa Man Indicted on Aggravated Assault Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An 18-year-old Odessa man has been indicted on aggravated assault and manslaughter charges.

Police say Frederick Gardea Gonzalez plowed through the front of a house with his car back in December.

He was released on a $100,000 bond.

The accident happened in the 3800 block of Boulder.

Police say Gonzalez was speeding when he drove through a field, went crashing through the home and killed 72-year-old James Paysinger.

His wife, Melba, was also injured but was later released from the hospital.