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One Killed, Four Injured in Late Night Accident in Ector County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY – An Odessa woman is dead and four others are recovering following a late night accident in Ector County on Tuesday night.

The accident happened at the intersection of Hillmont Road and Edgeport Drive just after 9 p.m.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a black 2004 GMC Yukon failed to yield the right of way to a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado traveling eastbound on Hillmont Road and that's when the vehicles collided.

Two people in the Yukon, 28-year-old Emilian Lujan and 17-year-old Kevin Lujan, were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Kevin was later released from the hospital.

A passenger in the Silverado, 25-year-old Elida Esparza, was taken to the hospital but was later pronounced dead.

Three other people in the Silverado, 21-year-old Jorge Contreras, 22-year-old Josue Lopez and 27-year-old Jerry Calderon were taken to Medical Center Hospital with injuries.

No citations have been issued at this time as the accident is still under investigation.

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