Man Killed After Being Struck by Semi-Trailer in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One man is dead after being hit by a semi-trailer.

The semi hit and killed the man in the parking lot of the Loves truck stop around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.

We're told 67-year-old Ralph Cardwell from Oklahoma was walking toward the convenience store when he was hit.

The truck driver, 29-year-old Kevin Rozema from Virginia, was driving through the parking lot by the gas pumps.

He says he didn't see Cardwell and struck him.

Cardwell died instantly.