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UPDATE: 90-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Odessa Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9 

ODESSA - Odessa Police need your help locating a man in connection with a fatal car-pedestrian accident.

Odessa Police are looking for 21-year-old Jonathan Scott. Scott is wanted for questioning in connection with the accident.

The accident happened just before 8 a.m. Monday morning in the 2300 block of East 8th Street.

Odessa Police say 90-year-old Halbert Fanning Jr., was attempting to cross 8th Street near Meadow when he was hit by the driver of a Crown Victoria.

The driver of the Crown Victoria continued eastbound on 8th Street and abandoned the vehicle in the 2700 block of East 8th Street.

The driver and passenger of the Crown Victoria then fled on foot in an unknown direction. Witnesses reported the suspects were two Black males. Next of kin has been notified and Fanning's body will be sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy.  

No charges have been filed as the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Cpl. Casey Reed with the Odessa Police Department at 432-335-3355 or Odessa CrimeStoppers at 432-333-TIPS.

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