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Victim killed in westside crash identified

Victim killed in westside crash identified
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POSTED: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 6:26am

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 9:29am

Police have released the victim's name who was killed in a deadly crash on Tuesday.  According to El Paso police officers, Gerardo Ochoa, 19, was racing another vehicle on Westwind near Snowheights around 4:30 p.m. when he lost control of his car, drove into oncoming traffic and struck an SUV.  

The driver and passenger in the SUV were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.  Ochoa died at the scene.  According to police, the Euro type vehicle he was racing fled the scene.  

If you have any information on this crash call the El Paso Police Department at (915) 832-4400 or Crime Stoppers at 566-TIPS.

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