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Odessa Man Killed, Another Injured in Early Morning Accident

ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa man was killed in an early morning accident in Ector County.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest9, the accident happened at 5 a.m. on Loop 338, about two miles south of Odessa.

Authorities say a 2007 Jeep Laredo was traveling north on Loop 338, crossed over into the southbound lanes of Loop 338 and struck a 2004 Kia Rio.

The driver of the Rio, Socorro Palomo, 56, of Odessa, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Laredo, Edras Marquez-Rocho, 32, of Las Cruces, was injured in the accident and taken to Medical Center Hospital.

Marquez-Rocho is currently listed in stable condition.

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