UPDATE: 83-year-old Pedestrian Hit and Killed
POSTED: Monday, December 12, 2011 - 2:32pm
UPDATED: Monday, September 3, 2012 - 10:10am
EL PASO- Police have now identified the victim of this accident.
Police say Alfonso Morales, 83, was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead after being struck by a vehicle this morning.
EL PASO - Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian accident in Central El Paso.
Police Spokesman Darrel Petry confirmed that an 83-year-old man died from injuries he suffered after he was hit by a car.
Petry said it is not a hit and run crash.
El Paso paramedics were called to Alabama and Mobile just after 6:00 a.m. Monday after witnesses reported the accident.
Police completely shut down Alabama, in both directions from Nashville Ave. to Sacramento.
According to police, this is the 70th fatality in 2011. It is the third traffic-related death in less than 24-hours.