DPS identifies man killed in Loop 338 crash


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ECTOR COUNTY, Texas (Nexstar)- The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified a man killed in a crash off State Loop 338 as 33-year-old Ted Wesson of Odessa. 

Around midnight on June 15, troopers responded to State Loop 338 at the University overpass just west of Odessa regarding the crash. 

Investigators say Wesson was driving a 2000 Nissan car south on the Loop. The driver of a 2018 Dodge Ram was travelling behind Wesson. DPS troopers say Wesson tried to make a U-turn on the overpass and was hit by the truck. 

Alejandro Muro, 20, a passenger in the Nissan, was taken to Medical Center Hospital with incapacitating injuries. The driver of the Dodge Ram was uninjured. 

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