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One dead after a fatal crash in Ward County

46-year-old Jesus Alva-Fuentes was pronounced dead at the scene on May 30.

WARD COUNTY, Texas — One person has been killed in a fatal crash on May 30 in Ward County. 

46-year-old Jesus Alva-Fuentes of Odessa was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The initial investigation revealed that Alva-Fuentes was traveling eastbound on IH-20 when he veered into the south barrow ditch. This led to Alva-Fuentes hitting into a concrete overpass pillar. It is unknown at this time whether Alva-Fuentes was wearing a seatbelt or not. 

The investigation is still ongoing and we will continue to update this story as we receive more information. 

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