Dulce Salinas Killed, Matthew Porras Injured in Car Accident in Ector County, TX
UPDATE (November 14, 2023): The identity of the occupant of the Silverado who was injured in this incident has been confirmed as Matthew Porras, of Odessa, Texas.
Ector County, TX — October 30, 2023, Dulce Salinas was killed and one other person was injured in a rear-end car accident around 1 p.m. along U.S. 385.
According to authorities, 40-year-old Dulce Salinas was in a northbound Kia Soul on U.S. 385 near Calcutta Street when the incident occurred.
Reports indicate that, for unknown reasons, the Kia was rear-ended by a northbound Chevy Silverado. The collision caused the Kia to roll an undetermined number of times before finally coming to a stop. Salinas was pronounced dead at the scene, having succumbed to injuries incurred during the crash. The sole occupant of the Silverado was taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries.
The weather and road conditions in the area at the time of the accident have not been reported. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by authorities. Additional details are unavailable at this time.