Odessa Police Investigating Fatal Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One man has died after being involved in a fatal accident in Odessa.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, the accident happened just before midnight Sunday morning at the intersection of Grant Avenue and Second Street.

According to officials, a 2009 Harley Davidson, driven by 31-year-old Rowland Ramirez, Jr., was traveling northbound on Grant when he struck a maroon Ford pickup from behind.

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

The driver of the Ford left the scene and police need your help locating the vehicle. The pickup sustained damage to either the back center or back rear of the vehicle and the pickup is also missing the right plastic bed rail.

If anyone has any information as to the location of the Ford pickup is asked to call Odessa Police at (432) 333-3641 or Odessa Crimestoppers at (432) 333-TIPS.