Deadly Crash Kills Four

POSTED: Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 6:35pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:25pm

El Paso - - Alcohol is believed to have played a part in an early morning tragedy on the road.

Four people are dead and five others injured in a wreck in Far East El Paso.

Police say the driver of a pick-up truck was speeding and drinking when he rearended a car off Zaragosa near Rich Beem. Four people in the car died at the scene.

The impact of the crash sent the car into an oncoming vehicle, injuring five people.

Coincidentally, more than 200 teen leaders and driving professionals are gathering on Saturday in El Paso to focus on teen driver safety.

The event will be held at El Paso Community College from 9am to 3pm. NewsChannel 9 will be there.

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