76 Year-Old Woman Dies in Car Crash


POSTED: Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 8:08am

UPDATED: Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 5:31pm

EL PASO - A 76 year-old woman is dead after a crash at the intersection of Paisano and Trowbridge, according to police.

The accident happened around 10:30 p.m. when a male driving a Ford pickup truck made a left turn and hit the passenger's side of the woman's Volvo.

The woman was rushed to the University Medical Center where she later died from injuries.

"A silver Ford 150 was Northbound on Paisano at the same time that a white Volvo was Southbound on Paisano the silver F-150 pickup truck attempted to make a Westbound turn onto Trowbridge into the path of the 1995 Volvo," Darrel Petry of El Paso Police said.

Again, the passenger of the vehicle did pass away overnight and the driver of the truck was taken into custody because of outstanding warrants.

The identity of the woman who died cannot be released until all of her family is notified, it doesn't appear that alcohol was a factor in this crash.

This is the 16th traffic death of 2012.

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