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Odessa Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

An Odessa man is dead following a motorcycle accident in Odessa on Wednesday night. The accident happened just after 9 p.m. on FM 1882, about one mile north of Odessa.

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa man is dead following a motorcycle accident in Odessa on Wednesday night.

The accident happened just after 9 p.m. on FM 1882, about one mile north of Odessa.

DPS Troopers tell NewsWest 9, a big rig was attempting to turn onto FM 1882 from a side lot and failed to yield the right of way to a motorcycle traveling northbound.

That's when the motorcycle hit a trailer the big rig was towing.

The driver of the motorcycle, Jason Givens, 41, of Odessa, was killed in the accident.

Officials say Givens wasn't wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.