DPS identifies Odessa man killed in motorcycle crash

ODESSA -- An Odessa man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Thursday.

The victim of the crash has been identified as 22-year-old Austin Blackmon.

According to DPS, their troopers were called out to a crash at the intersection of Loop 338 and 87th Street just before 7 p.m.

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

The motorcyclist, Blackmon, passed away from his injuries at the scene.

An investigation of the crash revealed that Blackmon was traveling south on the Loop as the Tahoe was in the left turn lane of northbound Loop 338.

DPS says that the Tahoe tried to turn onto 87th Street and crashed into Blackmon's motorcycle.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.