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DPS identifies motorcyclist killed in West Odessa crash

The crash happened on the south Service Road of I-20 near Moss Road
(Austin Burnett / CBS7)
Published: Jul. 1, 2020 at 11:20 PM CDT
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WEST ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: New details have been released on Wednesday night’s deadly crash.

The victim in the crash has been identified as Kevin Luna, 25, of Fort Stockton.

According to DPS, troopers were called to a crash along the I-20 frontage road five miles west of Odessa at 9:57 p.m.

When troopers arrived at the scene they found a crash involving a Kawasaki motorcycle and a Chevrolet Silverado.

The motorcyclist, who was identified as Luna, died at the scene. The driver of the truck was not hurt in the crash.

A preliminary investigation of the crash revealed that the Silverado was traveling west approaching the on-ramp to the interstate while the motorcycle was traveling east.

DPS says that Luna failed to yield the right of way and crashed into the truck.

Luna was wearing a helmet at the time.

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There is a large police presence on the south service road of Interstate 20 near Moss Road in West Odessa late Wednesday night.

Texas DPS has confirmed to CBS7 that they are on the scene of a ‘major crash’ there.

We are awaiting further information as far as injuries and severity from DPS.

Our crew on scene reports that there were several DPS Troopers on scene as well as Odessa Fire/Rescue.

The crash happened in the south Service road of Interstate 20, which is now blocked off by authorities. Please avoid the area and find an alternative route.

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