One person dead, 3 injured in Spur 601 collision


POSTED: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 3:12pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 7:38pm

A man is dead, his passenger and two other women are in the hospital after a violent, two car wreck just off Spur 601 in East El Paso

El Paso Police say the wreck happened just before 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Walter Jones and Global Reach.

Officials said Fort Bliss soldier Troy Kent, 25, was driving eastbound on Walter Jones at a high rate of speed and veered into the westbound lanes. Kent struck a purple Ford Mustang traveling westbound. When emergency crews arrived, Kent was dead.

Kent’s passenger and also Fort Bliss soldier, Alan Beauchene, 21, was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.

The driver of the mustang Dyana Olivas, 23, and her passenger Maria Olivas, 56, were also taken to the hospital.

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