Motorcyclist killed in east El Paso crash

Motorcyclist killed in east El Paso crash
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POSTED: Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 3:31pm

UPDATED: Friday, May 23, 2014 - 9:18am

El Paso Police have confirmed that a 32-year-old man was killed Wednesday evening following a motorcycle collision in east El Paso.

EPPD Special Traffic Investigators were called to the scene of a crash in the 11500 block of Vista Del Sol after a serious crash involving a 2013 Motorcycle ridden by 32-year-old Omar Zuniga and a silver 2013 Kia Optima driven by 25-year-old Denise Montelongo-Cisneros.

EPPD says that Monte longo-Cisneros was pulling out of the driveway of an an duplex community on Vista Del Sol when Zuniga struck the side of her Optima.

Zuniga was thrown from his motorcycle and transported to Del Sol Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries.

EPPD believe that failure to yield right of way on the part of Montelongo-Cisneros and failure to control speed on the part of Zuniga was a factor in the crash.

A memorial fund has been established to raise money for Zuniga's funeral and memorial. Zuniga was a father of two. DONATE HERE.

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