One Killed, One Injured in Ector County Accident

One Killed, One Injured in Ector County Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY – One man is dead and another person was injured following a morning accident in Ector County on Saturday.

The accident happened on Loop 338, about one mile north of Odessa around 11:15 a.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2006 GMC Sierra was traveling southbound on Loop 338 when the vehicle hydroplaned on standing water.

That's when the GMC Sierra hit a 2004 Buick LeSabre traveling northbound causing the LeSabre to roll.

The driver of the LeSabre, 57-year-old Jose Filemon Martinez of Andrews, Texas, was killed in the accident.

A passenger in the LeSabre, 64-year-old Mary Martinez, also of Andrews, Texas, was taken to Medical Center Hospital and is in stable condition.

The driver of the GMC Sierra was not injured in the accident.