Passenger of fatal accident in Odessa dies

Passenger of fatal accident in Odessa dies

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Odessa police have confirmed that passenger Lucio Lara, 82, has also died from the crash.


Odessa police have identified an elderly woman killed in a wreck at 2nd Street and Harless Avenue.

The driver has been identified as Catarina Lara, 82 years of age, of Odessa.

Her passenger, 82-year-old Lucio Lara, is in the hospital in critical condition.

The wreck happened at 6:41 p.m. and involved two vehicles.

Police say a black Ford F-250 was traveling westbound in the 2400 block of West 2nd Street and a silver Chevrolet Malibu was stopped at the stop sign in the 200 block of North Harless.

Investigators say the driver of the Malibu, Catarina Lara, failed to yield the right of way and was struck by the F-250.

She was pronounced on scene and her passenger, Lucio Lara, was transported to Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

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