Odessa man is dead following a fatal crash

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ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – An Odessa man is dead following a fatal crash early this morning in North Odessa.

Around 12:49 a.m. Odessa Police responded to 38th Street and Melody Lane in reference to a major crashing involving one vehicle.

OPD’s investigation revealed that a GMC Sierra, operated by 21-year-old Javier Ortiz Jr., was traveling westbound on 38th and lost control striking a telephone pole and tree.

Officials say Ortiz was not wearing a seatbelt. The investigation continues.

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