Andrews Man Killed in Late Night Accident, Another Injured

Andrews Man Killed in Late Night Accident, Another Injured

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY – An Andrews man was killed in a late night accident in Ector County on Sunday night.

The accident happened on Highway 385, about six miles north of Odessa.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a 2007 Chevrolet was traveling northbound on Highway 385 when the driver lost control on the ice and overturned into a ditch.

The driver of the vehicle, 27-year-old Octavia Avila Acosta, was killed in the accident.

A passenger in the vehicle, 27-year-old Joshua Sears was injured in the accident but refused medical treatment.

We're told that Acosta was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.