Elderly man dies in Odessa accident

Odessa Police Department vehicle. (CBS 7 File Photo)
Odessa Police Department vehicle. (CBS 7 File Photo)(KOSA)
Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 2:38 PM CDT
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - An elderly man was killed in a crash in northwest Odessa on Friday.

The victim has been identified as Jack William Ward II, 83.

According to the Odessa Police Department, officers were called to the intersection of North County Road West and Sunset at 1:41 p.m. for a report of a major crash.

When police arrived, they found an accident involving an SUV and a motorized scooter. The man riding the scooter, identified as Ward, was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.

An investigation revealed that Ward was trying to cross the road when the SUV hit him.

Police say their investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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