Teen Dies After Being Struck by Truck
ODESSA, TX – Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are currently investigating an auto-pedestrian crash that left one person dead overnight.
The victim in the crash has been identified as 16-year-old Rena Rodriguez, of Midland, TX.
According to DPS, troopers reported to Knox Avenue about seven miles west of Odessa around 12:33 a.m. on Monday.
When troopers arrived on scene, they discovered that the truck hit a teenage girl. The victim, who was later identified as Rodriguez succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
Further investigation of the crash revealed the truck was traveling south on Knox Avenue when it struck Rodriguez who was walking in the center of the road at the time.
DPS states the crash is still under investigation at this time.
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