Pedestrian Hit and Killed in Northeast El Paso

POSTED: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 2:16pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 - 6:39pm

EL PASO– Police have now identified the man driving a car that struck and killed a pedestrian Monday night.

Police say Ismael Apodaca, 22, hit a pedestrian at 4300 Dyer around 7:45 p.m. Monday. Police say the pedestrian entered the street in the path of Apodaca and he was unable to stop his car in time. The pedestrian died at the scene. Police say that speed and alcohol are not factors on the part of Apodaca and the Neon.

At this point in the investigation it is unknown if alcohol is a factor on the part of the pedestrian. The identification of the pedestrian is pending notification of next of kin.

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