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OPD looking for person of interest following deadly motorcycle accident

The deadly accident occurred Friday night at 42nd and JBS Parkway in Odessa.
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ODESSA, Texas — On Friday evening, Odessa Police Department and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to a deadly accident at 42nd and JBS Parkway.

Officers found Juan Carlos Cedillos, 21, had been traveling eastbound in the 4900 block of E. 42nd St.

Cedillos had been reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control of his motorcycle.

The motorcycle then struck a Dodge Jeep Renegade that was traveling westbound on 42nd St. The Jeep was attempting to turn onto a private drive.

Cedillos was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the person on the white motorcycle shown below is a person of interest in the investigation. If you recognize the person you are asked to call the OPD Traffic Unit at 432-335-5758 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.

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