• By: Graham Sutliff
  • Published: August 2021

Odessa, TX (7/30/2021) – An elderly man is now dead after a fatal crash in northwest Odessa on Friday.

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The accident happened around 1:41 p.m. at the intersection of North County Road West and Sunset. Jack William Ward II, 83, was attempting to cross the road on a motorized scooter when an SUV came by and hit him. 

Ward was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

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Source: CBS7

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About the Author

Graham Sutliff is a founding partner at Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm. Among other awards and certifications, he is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Super Lawyer for the past decade. In 2019 alone, Graham recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients who were injured by others. To learn more about Graham, click here.

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