Arrest Made in Connection to Fatal Motorcycle Crash
DATE: September 25, 2019
TYPE OF INCIDENT: Intoxication Manslaughter “2nd Degree Felony”
DATE/TIME OCCURRED: September 25, 2019 at approximately 0145 hours
LOCATION: 2400 Block of East 2nd Street
Odessa Police have made an arrest in connection to a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred early this morning in Southeast Odessa. Edgar Jesus Ibarra, date of birth 01/09/1996, has been charged with Intoxication Manslaughter “2nd Degree Felony”.
On September 25, 2019 at approximately 0145 hours, Odessa Police responded to the 2400 block of East 2nd Street in reference to a major crash involving a motorcycle.
Investigation revealed that a red Yamaha motorcycle, being operated by Nau Ulate, 32 years of age, of Odessa, was traveling eastbound on 2nd Street at a high rate of speed and lost control before laying down.
A black Chevrolet Tahoe, being operated by Ibarra, was traveling eastbound on 2nd Street and ran over Ulate. Ulate was pronounced deceased on scene and next of kin were notified. There were no reports of any other injuries.
Investigation revealed that Ibarra was intoxicated. Based on the facts and circumstances presented during the investigation, Ibarra was charged and arrested accordingly and transported to the ECLEC.
The investigation continues.
Edgar Jesus Ibarra