Train Accident in Odessa Kills One

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One Odessa woman is dead after her vehicle was hit by a train overnight.

Odessa police say 23-year-old Jessica Rodriguez Solano was driving her Expedition north on Kelly around 4:15 Saturday night.

When she reached the railroad crossing, officers say she drove on the wrong side of the road trying to go around the down crossing arms.

That's when she was hit by a Union Pacific train.

Authorities say Solano was pronounced dead on the scene.