Arrest made in deadly motorcycle accident


ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar)- Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a major crash that occurred last night in Northeast Odessa. 

Hector Vasquez, 35, has been charged with Intoxication Manslaughter.

Around 10:20 p.m. on June 14, OPD responded to 42nd Street and Englewood about a crash involving a motorcycle. 

Investigators say a black & red Kawasaki motorcycle, ridden by Thomas Hall, 20, of Midland, was traveling eastbound on 42nd Street.

A white Dodge Charger, driven by Vasquez, was traveling northbound on Englewood.

Police say Vasquez ran a red light before being struck by the motorcycle. 

Hall was transported to a local hospital where he died. 

Investigators say Vasquez was intoxicated at the time of the accident. He has been transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. 

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