Man Hit by Truck and Killed in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - An Odessa man is dead after being hit by a pick-up truck after walking in the middle of the street.

Police say the crash is still under investigation, but they have been able to gather some clues from several witnesses.

Officers say it all happened a little before four Saturday afternoon when witnesses say Odessa resident Ipolito Paz was walking in the inside lane of 16th heading west.

He failed to yield the right of way and was hit by the driver of a silver Ford pickup.

Paz, who was forty-five, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Police say the accident is still under investigation.