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Two People Killed in Late Night Motorcycle Accident in Ector County

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NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY – Two people are dead following a late night motorcycle accident in Ector County on Friday night.

The accident happened on Interstate 20 about five miles west of Odessa just before 10:30 p.m.

DPS Officials tell NewsWest 9, a West Odessa Volunteer Fire Truck, or a 2003 Ford Utility vehicle, was parked parallel in the center of the road diverting traffic off of the Interstate to the exit ramp. We’re told the motorcycle was traveling east in the outside lane and collided with the Ford vehicle.

Two people on the motorcycle, 24-year-old Ruben Baltazar Contreras and Samantha Alexis Escamilla, both of Monahans, Texas, were killed in the accident.

No other injuries were reported.