Wink Man Dies From Injuries After Being Hit by 18-Wheeler Earlier This Month in Ector County

Wink Man Dies From Injuries After Being Hit by 18-Wheeler Earlier This Month in Ector County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - A Wink man has died from injuries he sustained after a car-pedestrian accident in Ector County two weeks ago.

The accident happened on Interstate 20, just outside of the Odessa city limits.

DPS officials tell NewsWest 9, a 2007 Freightliner was traveling westbound in the outside lane of Interstate 20 when a pedestrian walked in to the outside lane and was hit by the truck.

The pedestrian, who has been identified as Jeffrey Garner, from Wink, Texas, was transported to the hospital.

We're told that Garner died from his injuries on Wednesday afternoon.