Victims identified in Odessa crash

ODESSA, Tx. (KOSA) – 8:35 a.m. Friday Update:Police have identified the victims in Thursday's crash.

Veronica Garza, 38, and Gabriel Montoya, 38, were killed in the crash.

According to the Odessa Police Department, a Kia Optima being driven by Garza with Montoya as a passenger was traveling in the westbound lanes of 42nd Street.

Police say that their investigation revealed that Garza was driving at a very high rate of speed and hit a curb before crashing into a parked 18-wheeler in the parking lot of Stripes.

Garza and Montoya passed away at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

Police say that their investigation is ongoing.
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Odessa police are working a deadly two vehicle crash in Odessa.

It happened Thursday evening, before 5 p.m. at 42nd Street and Kermit Highway.

Odessa police say two people were killed in the crash. No names are being released yet.

Police ask that you avoid the area as they work to clear the wreck.