OPD identifies person killed in crash on I-20

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – A fatal crash on I-20, Thursday is now being investigated by the Odessa Police Department.

Just after 4 PM, OPD responded to the crash on the interstate near Grant Ave. According to OPD, a pickup truck, driven by Ricky Enriquez of Odessa, was stopped in the westbound lane due to construction. A car being driven by Manuel Rodriguez of Decatur, Texas was also in the westbound lane stopped behind the pickup. Rodriguez’s passenger was later identified as Amber Sahagun of Decatur.

According to OPD, a semi being driven by Ranjit Singh of New York state was unable to control his speed and hit the back of the car driven by Rodriguez. That caused the car to hit Enriquez’s pickup.

Sahagun was pronounced dead at the scene. Rodriguez was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.

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