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Two Dead After Single Car Accident in Odessa

Early Sunday morning Odessa Police and the Odessa Fire Rescue responded to Grant Avenue and Pool Road in reference to a major crash.

Vincente Griego, 71, of Odessa, was traveling southbound in the 1600 block of South Grant Avenue.

Officials say Vincente Griego failed to maintain a single marked lane, left the roadway and struck a signal light pole at the intersection of Grant Avenue and Pool Road. Vincente Griego died as a result of the crash.

The passenger of the car, Yolanda Lopez De Griego, 67, of Odessa, was transported to Medical Center Hospital and later pronounced deceased by medical personnel.

Odessa Police say that next of kin has been notified. Alcohol was a contributing factor and neither subject was wearing a seat belt.

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