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One Killed, One Seriously Injured After SUV Hits Two Pedestrians in Odessa

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NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One Odessa teen is dead after a car-pedestrian accident in Odessa on Friday night.

Officers were called out to Highway 385 and Yukon after 7:45 p.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2012 Ford Explorer, driven by Luis Orona of Odessa, was traveling southbound on Highway 385 and hit two pedestrians walking westbound across Highway 385.

We're told 18-year-old Salena Saiz was pronounced dead at the scene. The second pedestrian, 37-year-old Tonya Whitehead was taken to Medical Center Hospital and is currently listed in serious condition with incapacitating injuries.

There's no word yet if any charges will be filed.

Officials are still investigating.