DPS identifies driver killed in crash on Loop 338

ECTOR COUNTY, Tx. (KOSA) -- New details have been released on a deadly accident that claimed the life of a driver on Friday morning.

According to DPS, their troopers responded to a crash on Loop 338 four miles south of Odessa at 2:16 a.m.

When the troopers arrived they found a Ford F-250 that had rolled over.

The driver, 22-year-old Andy Heffner of Big Piney, Wyoming passed away at the scene. His passenger, 38-year-old Ray Tamez of Donna, Texas, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

An investigation of the crash revealed that Heffner was traveling west on the loop when his truck left the roadway. DPS says that Heffner overcorrected before rolling.

According to DPS, Heffner was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.