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Second victim dies following crash in Odessa

Published: Sep. 5, 2021 at 10:59 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 7, 2021 at 9:53 AM CDT
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: A second victim has died following Sunday’s crash in Odessa.

According to the Odessa Police Department, Alexis Luna died from her injuries.

Police say one person is dead and two others are in critical condition after a car crash early Sunday morning.

Just before 3 a.m., Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to a single-car accident near 4000 E. 52nd St. An investigation revealed a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe was speeding westbound when the car left the roadway, crashing through a fence and into a tree.

The driver, Leonel Torres, and a rear passenger, Alexis Luna, were ejected from the vehicle. Both were transported to Medical Center Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The front passenger, Bryan Contreras, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Next of kin have been notified, and the investigation is still ongoing.

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