OPD identifies crash victim

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Odessa Police have identified the victim involved in a crash Thursday night on Interstate 20.

Officials say 19-year-old Cesar Torcero was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries following the crash.

Officers were initially called to the crash around 4:43 p.m. at I-20 and Grandview.

During the investigation, officers learned Torcero failed to control his speed and struck the back of an 18-wheeler driving by 50-year-old Israel Cadena, which was stopped in the 1700 block of Interstate 20, a release reads.

Police say Cadena was not injured in the crash and the investigation is ongoing.

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