Dulce Esparza Salinas Killed in Accident at US 385 in Ector County, TX

October 28, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Dulce Esparza Salinas
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 385, Odessa, Ector County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Soul, Chevrolet Silverado
US 385
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Soul and a Chevrolet Silverado were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at US 385 in Ector County, TX on October 28th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 12:54 p.m. According to investigators, a Kia Soul operated by 40-year-old Dulce Esparza Salinas was southbound on US 385 before proceeding northbound in a left lane. Officials say the vehicle came to a stop for unknown reasons before it was struck by an approaching Chevrolet Silverado operated by 18-year-old Matthew Porras. The impact is said to have caused the Chevrolet to overturn multiple times, the crash leaving Porras with suspected non-life-threatening injuries. Salinas was killed in the incident. Additional information was not available.

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