An Odessa man is dead following a major crash that occurred this afternoon in Central Odessa. On February 22, 2021 at approximately 1534 hours, Odessa Police and Odessa Fire Rescue responded to the 900 block of East 2nd Street in reference to a major crash.
Investigation revealed that a brown Chevrolet Silverado, being operated by Gilbert Hilario, 62 years of age, of Big Spring, was stopped facing westbound in the left turn lane of the 900 block of East 2nd Street.
A silver Dodge Caravan, being operated by Timothy York, 78 years of age, of Odessa, was traveling eastbound in the 900 block of East 2nd Street and entered the turn lane before striking the Silverado head-on.
York was transported to a local hospital and later pronounced deceased by medical personnel. Hilario was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Next of kin have been notified and the cause of the crash is still under investigation.