Victim identified in deadly crash on I-20 in Odessa

Published: Mar. 19, 2020 at 5:12 PM CDT
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UPDATE: One person was killed and another was seriously hurt in Thursday's crash.

The victim has been identified as Amber Sahagun, 39, of Decatur, Texas.

According to the Odessa Police Department, their officers were called to a crash along I-20 at Grant just after 4 p.m.

When police arrived at the scene they found a crash involving a Dodge Truck, a Jaguar and an 18-wheeler.

The passenger of the Jaguar, identified as Sahagun, died at the scene. The driver of the Jaguar was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

An investigation of the crash revealed that the Dodge was stopped in the westbound lanes of the interstate due to construction. The Jaguar was behind the Dodge.

According to OPD, the driver of the 18-wheeler failed to control their speed and crashed into the back of the Jaguar causing it to crash into the back of the Dodge.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.