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Odessa Woman Killed in Head-on Accident in Midland County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - An Odessa woman is dead following an accident in Midland County on Thursday.

The head-on accident happened on FM 1788 between Highway 191 and Business 20, near Butch's Rat Hole around 1 p.m.

Midland Police tell NewsWest 9, a Chevy Tahoe traveling northbound on FM 1788 was attempting attempted to make a left turn and slowed down to turn.

A Mountaineer traveling behind the Chevy Tahoe for unknown reasons swerved to the right, overcorrected and hit a silver Lincoln Zephyr traveling southbound on FM 1788.

The female driver of the Lincoln Zephyr, 75-year-old Claudine Clark, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Three people inside the Mountaineer were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

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