UPDATE: 19-Year-Old Driver in Weekend Crash Dies From Injuries
EL PASO — Police have confirmed that Jesus Ramirez, 18, died from the injuries he suffered in a fiery crash over the weekend.
According to police, Ramirez lost control of his vehicle while traveling on the Cesar Chavez Border Highway near Zaragoza Rd. shortly after 3:00a.m. Saturday.
He crashed into a construction zone and his vehicle burst into flames.
Three other teenagers in the single car crash survived.
Police said they were all wearing seat belts, but investigators have not determined if alcohol is involved.
Ramirez is the 15th traffic related death in 2012.