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Odessa Man Killed in Overnight Car Accident

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NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - An Odessa man was killed in a car accident late Saturday night in Ector County.

DPS officials tell NewsWest 9, 40-year-old Mario Sanchez was heading east on Interstate 20 when he struck a Chevy Avalanche from behind.

The collision caused Sanchez' pick-up to lose control, veer off the road and roll.

Sanchez was taken to Medical Center Hospital where he later died.

DPS officials say he was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the Avalanche was not hurt.