Deadly Motorcycle Wreck on E. 42nd

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Odessa - An Odessa man is dead following a motorcycle wreck on East 42nd on Monday morning.

37-year-old Thomas McPeters II was taken to Medical Center Hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police say McPeters was traveling westbound in the outside lane of East 42nd. 33-year-old Jamie Varela was traveling eastbound in his 1998 Oldsmobile, in the turning lane attempting to make a left turn. Police say Varela failed to yield the right of way and collided with the motorcyclist.

McPeters was transported to Medical Center Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The investigation continues.