EPPD identifies motorcyclist killed in weekend crash

EPPD identifies motorcyclist killed in weekend crash
Photo Jaia Spear courtesy Facebook
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POSTED: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 5:59pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 10:53pm

El Paso Police have identified 24-year-old Jaia Spear of El Paso, TX as the man who was killed in a motorcycle crash on Loop 375 just before 1 a.m. Sunday morning.

Special Traffic Investigators learned that a 2011 Triumph Motorcycle, ridden by Spear, was traveling north on Loop 375 lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. Moments later, a 2010 Kia Optima driven by Victor Rosa-Garcia, 39, of Fort Bliss struck Spear as he was laying in the roadway.

EPPD believes that speed on Spear's behalf as the main factor in this crash. It is unknown if alcohol also played a role. Investigators do not anticipate any charges being filed against Rosa-Garcia in this crash.

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