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Barstow man dead following a major crash in Odessa

The 23-year-old man was hit while walking on IH-20.

ODESSA, Texas — In the early hours of Sunday morning, at around 2:32 a.m., Odessa police responded to a call in reference to a pedestrian being hit by a car.

Upon arrival, police discovered that 23-year-old, Louie Rico Jr., had been hit by a Dodge Challenger, while walking on IH-20.

Investigation revealed that Rico had been having car trouble before walking.

Alcohol may have been a factor in regards to Rico in this incident.

There have been no other injuries reported and the next of kin has been notified.