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Elderly man killed in 3-vehicle accident in Odessa, another man arrested

Reginald Silver (2015 booking photo) (Source: Odessa Police Department) Reginald Silver (2015 booking photo) (Source: Odessa Police Department)
Photo from the scene. (Source: KWES) Photo from the scene. (Source: KWES)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

At least twice, that’s how many DWI’s Reginald Sliver has gotten. This afternoon Odessa police said the 51-year old was allegedly drunk and driving fast when he caused a three-vehicle accident killing 83-year-old Abraham Chavez.

“The investigation revealed that the blue van was struck by the black truck and then pushed out in front of the red truck and also struck by the red truck,” said Corporal Steve LeSueur of the Odessa Police Department

Police later arrested and charged Silver after the crash. Chavez in his blue 2013 Chevy Crew was hit twice turning from Henderson Avenue onto 42nd Street.

The accident left law enforcement on scene for hours investigating.

“Every time there’s a fatality or someone is seriously hurt, we always take it very serious,” said LeSueur.

OPD believes there may have been another vehicle involve, a white Ford truck. If you have any information your urged to call Odessa Crime Stoppers at (432) 333-TIPS.

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