Man Suspected in West Texas Killing Dead in Crash 8/28/13
ODESSA, Texas - A man free on bond pending trial in two weeks for the
death of a West Texas man has died in a fiery sport utility vehicle crash in
Clifford Paul Woods was set for trial in two weeks in Odessa in the November
2010 stabbing death of 29-year-old Brian Dillon. Trooper David Hendry of the
Texas Department of Public Safety tells the Odessa American that the 39-year-old
suspect died when the SUV he was driving veered off a country road, slammed into
a tree and burned.
Sabine County Sheriff Tom Maddox tells the newspaper that Woods was unable
to escape the vehicle and died in the flames of the Friday crash on FM 83 near
Woods' trial was to start Sept. 9.