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OPD identify victim in fatal crash near Loop 338, Mecca St.

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ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

The Odessa Police Department has identified the drivers from Wednesday's fatal crash near Loop 338 and Mecca Street.

According to police, the crash involving an 18-wheeler, driven by Eljay Morris, 47, and a Volkswagen, driven by Wendell Mitchell, 37, happened around 10 a.m. Wednesday. 

Police state Morris was stopped for traffic when Mitchell failed to control speed and struck the tractor from behind.

Mitchell was killed on impact and pronounced deceased on scene, no other injuries were reported.

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