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Odessa Man in Critical Condition Following Evening Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – An Odessa man is in critical condition following an evening motorcycle accident that happened on Wednesday.

The accident happened in the 5900 block of East Highway 80, just before 9:30 p.m.

When officials arrived on the scene, they learned that a white Ford F-350, being driven by 67-year-old Nels Anderson, was traveling eastbound on the north service road when a Honda motorcycle was exiting from a private drive.

The motorcycle was struck by the F-350, ejecting 28-year-old Charles Shephard off of the motorcycle.

Shepard was taken to Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Anderson was not injured.

There’s no word if any citations will be issued as the investigation is ongoing.

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