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1 person is dead after a rollover accident in Ector Co.

Department of Public Safety (Source: Texas DPS Website) Department of Public Safety (Source: Texas DPS Website)
ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

One person is dead after a rollover accident Sunday morning in Ector County.

According to DPS, a 2003 Tundra pick-up was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 385, 17 miles south of Odessa.

According to preliminary investigation, the driver Austin L. Thames, 18, of Odessa may have fallen asleep when he entered a curve and rolled.

We’re told the driver was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at Medical Center Hospital.

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