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Odessa Man Killed in Afternoon Accident in Ector County, Two Others Injured

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NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - An Odessa man is dead following an afternoon accident in Ector County on Thursday.

The accident happened on State Highway 302 about 15 miles west of Odessa, just before 5 p.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am was traveling north on FM 866 and stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of State Highway 302. We’re told the Pontiac failed to yield the right of way to a 2013 Dodge Challenger that was traveling east on State Highway 302. That’s when the Challenger struck the Pontiac.

The driver of the Pontiac, 86-year-old Aurelio Leyva was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two people in the Dodge, 23-year-old Heather Sebastian and 60-year-old Sherry Sebastian were both taken to Medical Center Hospital in Odessa where they were treated and released.