Staff ReportNewsWest 9
ECTOR COUNTY – One person is dead and two others were injured following an evening accident on Monday in Ector County.
The accident happened on Interstate 20 about 13 miles west of Odessa around 9:45 p.m.
DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2002 Ford Explorer, driven by 17-year-old Salma Rodriguez, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 20 when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned several times.
A passenger in the vehicle, 49-year-old Alma Rodriguez de Rodriguez, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle and another passenger, 17-year-old Joan Eulerio, were taken to Medical Center Hospital.
We're told that Alma Rodriguez was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.