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Motorcycle crash leads to one death

An Odessa man is dead following a motorcycle crash Friday evening.
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ODESSA, Texas — On Friday, around 5 p.m. officials responded to a motorcycle crash on 9100 block of Rainbow Drive and 91st in Odessa.

Odessa police revealed that the operator of the motorcycle, Thomas Simms, 36, was traveling southbound when he struck a curb before hitting a parked car.

Simms was pronounced dead at the scene, the next of kin have been notified. 

No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.