One Dead in Hit-and-Run Car-Pedestrian Accident, Police Seek Driver 9/30/13 UPDATE: 5:00pm
CBS 7 Newsroom
September 30, 2013
UPDATE: 5:00 P.M.
The Odessa Police Department Traffic Division needs the publicís assistance in locating Jonathan Scott, date of birth 12/13/1991.
Scott is wanted for questioning in reference to a Car Pedestrian Fatality that occurred this morning in the 2300 block of East 8th St.
Anyone with information on Scott is encouraged to contact Cpl. Casey Reed at 432-335-3355 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS.
UPDATE: 10:30 A.M.
Odessa Police tell us that the 90-year-old man killed in this morning's car/pedestrian incident has been identified as Halbert Fanning, Jr.
UPDATE: 9:54 A.M.
The car/pedestrian accident occurred this morning when a 90-year-old man was jaywalking across 8th St.
The man was hit by a white Ford sedan, which then fled the scene. Police are still seeking the driver, who is still at large.
Police expect the scene on 8th St. between Cumberland and Grandview to be closed to traffic for a few hours.
UPDATE: Reports tell us that one person is dead after a vehicle apparently hit a person near 8th and Meadow this morning.
8th St. is closed between Grandview and Cumberland, with traffic being diverted elsewhere. Please avoid the area if possible.
Stay tuned for more details...
Odessa - CBS 7 crews are on the scene of a reported fatal accident on the 23 hundred block of east 8th street.
East and Westbound traffic flow is shut down in the area. Please be careful on your morning commute, we will be updating you with the latest information so stay with CBS 7.