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Odessa Man Killed in Weekend Accident Identified

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man is dead and three others were injured after a two vehicle accident over the weekend.

The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 385 and Cottonwood in Ector County on Saturday afternoon.

Investigators say 30-year-old Ruben Hernandez was at a stop sign and pulled out in front of a truck.

The truck slammed into Hernandez's car.

One of his passengers, 34-year-old Nester Garza, died at the hospital.

Hernandez,  27-year-old Samantha Valenzuela and her six-year-old son, Tyler, were taken to the hospital.

They all from Andrews and expected to be okay.

The driver of the truck was not hurt.

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