One Man Dead After Rollover on Loop 375

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POSTED: Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 3:33pm

UPDATED: Friday, November 18, 2011 - 4:25pm

UPDATE: 3:30 p.m.- Police have now released the name of the man killed in this wreck.

Police say Hector Alvarez, 27, was driving on Loop 375 when his car flipped over. Alvarez was ejected from the car and died at the scene. Although Alvarez was not wearing a seat belt, speed is not considered to be a factor.

Police are investigating the possibility of a second individual who may have been a passenger in the vehicle and walked away for the collision.


EL PASO - A part of Loop 375 near Montana remain closed this morning.  Traffic is backed up because police are still at the scene.

Police shut down the highway following a rollover crash that killed one man.  Investigators say the driver lost control of his car.  The car then rolled onto the opposite side of the highway.  The driver died at the scene. 

Police say the man was not wearing a seat belt.

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(*accidents, *right) anybody heard of spell check?

HOW is it the ROADWAY'S fault, when someone drives too fast for the conditions, and gets into a wreck?
If I'm on a well lit interstate, in dry conditions, with no dangerous crosswinds, then I will drive the posted limit. If the road is poorly lit, wet, or there are dangerous winds, then I just SLOW DOWN. I it ALSO helps if you DON'T sit on your seat belts!!

No we need people to pull their heads out of their butts and stop driving drunk, wear seatbelts and slow down. I wish El Paso PD would start enforcing laws and making people realize driving is a Privilege and not a Rite.
El Paso is one of the safest cities as long as your not driving.

Accidnets on Loop 375 keep occuring either late at night or early in the morining before the sun has come up. This should make it obvious that we need more light out there.

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