21-Year-Old Killed, Children Injured in Car Crash DPS Said

LUBBOCK, TX - A crash in Pecos County – 15 miles north of Fort Stockton – took the life of a 21-year-old woman according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.  DPS on Tuesday released information about the crash which happened on Saturday afternoon.

DPS said Jorge A. Anaya-Barrera, 23, of Odessa, was driving a car south on Farm to Market Road 1776.  The car left the roadway and rolled, according to DPS.

Aylin R. Castruita, 21, of Odessa was a passenger.  DPS said she was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock where she was pronounced dead.

A 2-year-old boy in the car was also taken to University Medical Center with “incapacitating injuries” DPS said.

The driver, Anaya-Berrera, was taken to Medical Center Hospital in Odessa also with “incapacitating injuries.”

A 5-year-old girl was taken to Pecos County Memorial Hospital for treatment.  The 5-year-old was the only person listed by DPS as wearing a seat belt.


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