Odessa Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash
DATE: August 3, 2019
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Fatal Crash
DATE/TIME OCCURRED: August 2, 2019 at approximately 2137 hours
LOCATION: 42nd Street & Andrews Highway
An Odessa man is dead following a motorcycle crash that occurred last night in North Odessa.
On August 2, 2019 at approximately 2137 hours, Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to 42nd and Andrews Highway in reference to a major crash involving a motorcycle.
Investigation revealed that a red & blue Honda motorcycle, being operated by Ricky McCraw, 38 years of age, of Odessa, was traveling westbound on 42nd Street. A black Dodge Charger, being operated by Stephanie Hinojosa, 27 years of age, of Odessa, was attempting to exit from the Ector County Coliseum parking lot.
Investigation revealed that the motorcycle struck the driver’s side of the Dodge Charger. McCraw was transported to Medical Center Hospital and later pronounced deceased by medical personnel. Next of kin were notified and there were no reports of any other injuries.
Speed may have been a contributing factor and the investigation continues.