Deadly Car Accident in San Elizario

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POSTED: Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 7:25am

UPDATED: Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 5:41pm

UPDATE: 7:43 a.m.

According to El Paso County Sheriff's Office Spokesperson, Deputy Angelica Becerra, the deceased is a female.  Becerra said the woman was driving east on Thompson Rd. when she lost control and her 4-door Chevrolet landed in a ditch.  There were no other passengers in the vehicle.  Investigators suspect speed to be a factor in the accident.  Alcohol is also suspected, but deputies will have to wait for toxicology results.  Crews are on the scene attempting to extracate the woman from the vehicle.    

SAN ELIZARIO - El Paso County Sheriff's Investigators are on the scene of a deadly car accident in San Elizario.

The wreck happened at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday in the 700 block of Thompson near Brinkmann. 

According to emergency scanners, at least one person is dead.  Newschannel 9 is working with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office for confirmation. 

Roadways in the area are shut down. 

 

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