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

January 21, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Jose Rivera Veliz, Eddie Humphries
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Texas 191, Odessa, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Odessa Police Department
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car
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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