El Paso – Two-Vehicle Crash Killed 1, Injured Another
Posted on Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 7:39 am
A fatal rear-end crash caused the death of one person on Interstate 10 in far east El Paso County, according to a local news source.
Based on the release, local responders were dispatched to the eastbound lane of I-10, just near Tornillo, to assist in a vehicle crash involving a pickup truck. According to police, a vehicle was heading east on the highway when it was struck from behind by a pickup truck. The force of the impact caused the truck to overturn.
At least one person sustained minor injuries. Meanwhile, one man was pronounced deceased by emergency crews. Their identifications were not disclosed at this time.
A portion of the highway in El Paso and Hudspeth counties, between mile-markers 72 and 59, was closed for clearing.
The crash is under investigation.
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