EL PASO, TX (KTSM) — El Paso Police said William Heid, 27, of Chaparral died after suffering injuries in an early morning crash Thursday.
According to police officers, Heid was trying to exit the freeway at Lomaland when he hit the back of a cargo truck. The impact caused the car to spin off of the freeway. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle.
This is the 12th traffic related fatality of 2013 compared to 22 during this same time period in 2012, police said.