Identity of Man Killed in Fiery Accident Released

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

UPTON COUNTY - An Odessa man died in a fiery wreck on Highway 349 near Rankin on Monday afternoon.

State Troopers tell NewsWest 9, 63-year-old Homer Colvin was driving south on Highway 349 when he swerved and hit a semi.

The passenger of the semi, 24-year-old Calvin Dixon, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver, Thomas Gomez, was flown to a Lubbock hospital.

Colvin was pronounced dead on the scene.