Man Killed In Crash Identified

Man Killed In Crash Identified
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 9:35pm

EL PASO -- Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a crash Wednesday morning.

David Muro-Mata, 21, was killed after the Focus he was driving collided with a Pathfinder.

The crash happened on Doniphan Drive just west of Redd Road around 9:30 a.m.

The driver of the Pathfinder, Mark Ross, 31, drove into oncoming traffic and struck the Focus.

The impact of the crash forced crews to cut the roof of the Focus to retrieve the Mata's body.

Ross  was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No word yet on what caused the driver to veer into oncoming traffic. At this time speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors.

The crash is still under investigation.

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