Odessa Man Arrested in Connection With Fatal Three Car Accident

21-year-old George A. Barriga IV
21-year-old George A. Barriga IV

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A young man has been arrested for causing a deadly wreck on Saturday night.

21-year-old George Barriga has been charged with manslaughter.

Police say the pickup truck he was driving hit a PT Cruiser in front of him and that caused the cruiser to spin out.

Both vehicles then hit an F-150 truck.

44-year-old Carmen Hernandez died at the scene.

Barriga was treated for minor injuries.

The driver of the truck was fine.

Police say Barriga failed to control his speed which caused the deadly accident.