New Details Released in Connection With Fatal Car Pedestrian Accident in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - New information has been released in connection with a fatal car pedestrian accident that happened late Friday night.

The accident happened on Highway 385 in front of the Ector County Jail.

Our photographer on the scene reported a body lying in the road.

Our photographer also saw that the impact from the accident knocked the victim's shoes off.

According to the Odessa American, the victim has been identified as David Dwaine Dodd.

A forensic investigator tells the paper they do not believe Dodd was an inmate who had just been released.

The southbound lanes of Highway 385 were shut down for a few hours.