Texas

Jose Rivera Veliz Killed; Eddie Humphries Injured in Accident at Hwy 191 in Odessa, TX

Date
January 21, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Jose Rivera Veliz, Eddie Humphries
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

Texas 191, Odessa, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Odessa Police Department
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
Road/Highway
Hwy 191
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), non-life-threatening injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Passenger vehicle veered from the road and overturned


What Happened

Odessa Police Department officials are investigating a crash that killed a driver at Hwy 191 in Odessa, TX on January 21st, 2024. Police say the incident happened just before 3 p.m. Initial reports suggest a vehicle, operated by 27-year-old Jose Rivera Veliz, veered from the road for unclear reasons before overturning. Police say Veliz suffered fatal injuries while 79-year-old passenger, Eddie Humphries, was hospitalized with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening in nature. Additional details were not yet available.

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