Woman injured in Odessa car-pedestrian accident

Woman injured in Odessa car-pedestrian accident
Intersection of Kermit Highway and West County Road (Source: KWES)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One woman was injured in a morning car-pedestrian accident in Odessa.

The accident happened on Kermit Highway near Pojo's, just before 7 a.m. Thursday morning.

Odessa Police said a white pickup truck, driven by Donald Slater, 77, was traveling south on Kermit Highway and merged left into the turning lane to go into Pojo's.

That's when the woman, Coleen Murphy, 61, was struck by the pickup truck.

Murphy was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police said Murphy was cited for pedestrian failure to yield right of way not at a crosswalk.

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